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Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s #818002
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Few Old Pics.. 1950`s

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Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub] #818005
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Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub] #818008
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Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub] #818009
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Thanks for the nice pictures, I used to love those yellow buses. we used to get the number 10 from New Ferry depot to New Brighton to go to the Tower.

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Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub] #818054
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Great pics Zipper , I used to live on Birkenhead road from 1975 to 1996 the first pic shows the houses on the left that's were I lived .Also remember the making of the film Ferry cross the Mersey , the train tracks on opp side the cameras were on the trainstaking the film.

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Thanks for posting Zipper - know the area well, brought back some memories.

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The first picture shows the old Berwicks toy factory, great pics smile

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I still have the sweet shop they used to make. They didnt make the glass bottles there, just the rest.


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Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub] #818100
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great pics zipper..thanks for sharing.

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Re: First picture - 1950's (Berwick toys)

Does anyone remember where the "Goodyear" factory was situated - was it near the toy factory??

Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: buddy] #818370
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Only tyre factory I remeber was the Dunlop one in Liverpool.

Cheers for all the comments, I`ll dig a few more out soon.

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Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: buddy] #818436
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Originally Posted by buddy
Re: First picture - 1950's (Berwick toys)

Does anyone remember where the "Goodyear" factory was situated - was it near the toy factory??


Above enquiry was for a friend whose father worked at goodyear - he informs me the factory was in Alfred Rd and made racing tyres/brakes - he worked there from 1950-1958ish

Any further info or photos anybody?

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