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#818002 - 20th Aug 2013 7:39pm Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s
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Few Old Pics.. 1950`s


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#818005 - 20th Aug 2013 7:41pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub]
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#818008 - 20th Aug 2013 7:46pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub]
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#818009 - 20th Aug 2013 7:46pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub]
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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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#818016 - 20th Aug 2013 8:01pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub]
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#818054 - 20th Aug 2013 8:45pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub]
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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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#818070 - 20th Aug 2013 9:03pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub]
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Thanks for posting Zipper - know the area well, brought back some memories.

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#818077 - 20th Aug 2013 9:13pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub]
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The first picture shows the old Berwicks toy factory, great pics smile

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#818087 - 20th Aug 2013 9:27pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: Dilly]
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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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#818100 - 20th Aug 2013 10:30pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub]
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great pics zipper..thanks for sharing.

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#818107 - 20th Aug 2013 11:09pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: sunnyside]
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#818165 - 21st Aug 2013 10:57am Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ChrisJ]
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#818346 - 21st Aug 2013 9:13pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: ZipperClub]
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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??

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#818370 - 21st Aug 2013 10:08pm Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: buddy]
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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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#818436 - 22nd Aug 2013 11:33am Re: Birkenhead Dock Road 1950`s [Re: buddy]
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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??


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

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