TQ4379 : The Old Woolwich Ferry

near to Woolwich Ferry, Greenwich, Great Britain

The Old Woolwich Ferry
The Old Woolwich Ferry
The old Woolwich Ferry pier on the North side of the river as built by the Great Eastern railway to link it's station at North Woolwich with the main town on the South side of the river. The railway abandoned the pier after the LCC intriduced the Free Ferry in the 1880s. At the time of the picture it was in use by a towage company as a base for their tugs. Picture taken about 1959 and scanned from an Agfacolor slide.
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1959
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Date Taken
1959   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 5 November, 2005
Category
Ferry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4334 7969 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.8790N 0:3.8157E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4323 7967
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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