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The Opening Day, 1st January, 1894

The Opening Day, 1st January, 1894

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T2158. The opening of the Manchester Ship Canal took place on New Year's Day, 1894. A procession of vessels made their way along the Canal, including the 'Norseman' at its head, carrying the Company Directors. Later on that year in May the Canal had its formal opening by Queen Victoria.
PublisherSalford City Council
Contributor
Creatorattribution - Unknown
Datecreation - 1894
TypePhotographic prints - Plate
Formatdimension.H - 150mm
dimension.W - 203mm
Identifier386.47
SourceSalford Local History Library
LanguageEN
Relation
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Unknown
RightsUnknown