Building the Mersey Tunnels

The Art Deco portal to Queensway the first Mersey Tunnel

www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/17-deaths-250-tonnes-explosive-13696923

The Liverpool Echo has the story on its web site – see link above

These are the tickets my family were given when we walked through the new (2nd) Tunnel in 1971, the day before it opened to vehicles.

This is the front page of the booklet produced to celebrate of the opening of Kingsway Tunnel in 1971.

I have always been fascinated by the Mersey Tunnels, their history and how they were constructed. This Liverpool Echo article gives an interesting insight into both of them.

Merseyside’s megaprojects as seen in the Liverpool Echo

www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/mersey-megaprojects-stunning-pictures-iconic-12558713

The Liverpool Echo has the story on its web site – see link above

Well worth a detailed look at this Echo article on its web site