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#898478 - 3rd Sep 2014 9:42pm Egremont Ferry
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Thought I`d have a change from Birkenhead Docks and post a few of Egremont Ferry

The Mersey covered in ice during the winter of 1895. A Wallasey ferryboat leaves the Egremont running out stage, and to the right a sailing ship anchored in the river.


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#898479 - 3rd Sep 2014 9:42pm Re: Egremont Ferry [Re: ZipperClub]
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Egremont ferry in the late 1890's. During this period Egremont and Seacombe began to rapidly expand as new houses and roads were built.


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#898480 - 3rd Sep 2014 9:43pm Re: Egremont Ferry [Re: ZipperClub]
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Children enjoy a visit to a sandy beach. In the distance the long ferry pier at Egremont can be seen running out into the river


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#898481 - 3rd Sep 2014 9:43pm Re: Egremont Ferry [Re: ZipperClub]
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The promenade at Egremont, over to the left the ferry pier and buildings. On the right the Egremont Hotel dominates the skyline


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#898482 - 3rd Sep 2014 9:44pm Re: Egremont Ferry [Re: ZipperClub]
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The Egremont passengers foot bridge which connected the pier to the running out stage. The pier and running out stage were constructed 1874-6


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Passengers disembark from a ferryboat at Egremont. Out in the river the Cunard liner Campania waits to enter a dock at Liverpool


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Children stand at the bottom of the passenger foot bridge at Egremont ferry. This view shows how steep the bridge became at low water


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A view from the end of the running out stage at Egremont, which was pulled in and out by a steam driven winch situated in a building on the promenade


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#898486 - 3rd Sep 2014 9:46pm Re: Egremont Ferry [Re: ZipperClub]
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Passengers disembarking from a Wallasey ferryboat at Egremont. On a winters night this would have been an exposed place to have made your way home from


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A riverside garden overlooking the pier and landing stage at Egremont. In the distance the northern section of the Liverpool dock system


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Wallasey residents relax and watch the vessels arriving and departing from the Mersey. In the distance the Egremont
ferry pier extends a long way out into the river


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Low water and the running out stage has been winched out fully at Egremont, as passengers board the waiting paddle steamer


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Snow covers the road and gardens at Egremont. On the beach is the coal barge Emily, which supplied the Wallasey ferryboats with coal

Emily Built 1895 John Scott & Co., Kingshorn


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On the left of this view the buildings that belong to Wallasey ferries, in front of which on the shore was a grid-iron where ferry boats could be beached at Egremont for minor repairs


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The Egremont pier collapsed while rebuilding work was being carried out on the ferry pier. This view of the buckled iron work is dated 14 February 1909


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