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Liverpool & Manchester Railway centenary, 1930.

Liverpool & Manchester Railway centenary, 1930.
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


Pageant celebrating the centenary of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, Liverpool, September 1930. The pageant showed different types of transport through the ages, starting with a caveman dragging his wife home by her hair! The L&MR was the first intercity railway to be built and opened in 1830, engineered by Robert Stannard and George Stephenson.

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