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Navvy with barrow

Navvy with barrow

T1032. A navvy with barrow on the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal. Despite the use of machinery thousands of men were still employed to work on the construction of the canal equipped with spades and other hand tools.
qkwBarrow
alt_title
themesengineering achievements and industrial archaeology
subjectBarrow - Wheelbarrow
Barrow - Barrow Run
Canal - Manchester Ship Canal
Construction - Canal Construction
Worker - Navvy
Publisher
ContributorMrs Elsie Mullineux
Creatorcorporatename - Manchester Ship Canal Company
Datecreation - 1892-05-06
TypePhotographic prints - Contact sheets
Formatdimension.H - 82mm
dimension.W - 110mm
Identifier952 5245
SourceSalford City Archive / The Frank Mullineux Collection
LanguageEN
Relationderived from - Manchester Ship Canal Company Glass Plates
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Unknown
RightsManchester Ship Canal Company