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Queensway Mersey Tunnel construction, 1931

Archive reference 6788-262

view of a solitary construction worker in a huge underground tunnel lined with curved metal sections bolted together

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This view of the Queensway Mersey Tunnel construction shows the 44 foot (13.41 metre) diameter tunnel, looking towards Liverpool from Birkenhead.

This photograph was commissioned by the Mersey Tunnel Joint Committee.

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Do you remember the construction of the Queensway Tunnel? If you have any information about this photograph or the Stewart Bale company then we’d like to hear from you. Please contact Anne Gleave, curator of photographic archives on 0151 478 4487 or send Anne Gleave an email.