Mapping Memory by National Museums Liverpool

Mapping Memory National Museums Liverpool

Overhead Railway

Photographs and objects

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Overhead Railway. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool Libraries (352 ENG/2/14424)

Overhead Railway. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool Libraries (352 ENG/2/14424)

Overhead Railway, 1949. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool Libraries (352 ENG/2/9529B)

Overhead Railway, 1949. Courtesy of Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool Libraries (352 ENG/2/9529B)

Harry Williams, District Inspector on the Liverpool Overhead Railway 1920-56, photographed at Seaforth Sands station. Accession number MOL 2010.14.1

Harry Williams, District Inspector on the Liverpool Overhead Railway 1920-56, photographed at Seaforth Sands station. Accession number MOL 2010.14.1

Harry Williams' uniform cap. The pin on it reads 'First Class between Dingle, Pier Head and James Street, available until 31/19'. Accession number MOL.2010.6.17

Harry Williams' uniform cap. The pin on it reads 'First Class between Dingle, Pier Head and James Street, available until 31/19'. Accession number MOL.2010.6.17

Brass pocket watch used by Harry Williams on the Liverpool Overhead Railway. Accession number MOL.2010.6.18

Brass pocket watch used by Harry Williams on the Liverpool Overhead Railway. Accession number MOL.2010.6.18

 This card was issued when Harry Williams finished working for the Liverpool Overhead Railway when the railway was demolished in 1956. Accession number MOL.2010.6.16

This card was issued when Harry Williams finished working for the Liverpool Overhead Railway when the railway was demolished in 1956. Accession number MOL.2010.6.16

The Liverpool Overhead Railway was promoted as a tourist attraction because of the views it gave of ships berthed in Liverpool's docks. Accession number 1974.36

The Liverpool Overhead Railway was promoted as a tourist attraction because of the views it gave of ships berthed in Liverpool's docks. Accession number 1974.36

Dismantling Liverpool Overhead Railway by crane. Museum of Liverpool picture reference 1958.18

Dismantling Liverpool Overhead Railway by crane. Museum of Liverpool picture reference 1958.18

Dismantling Liverpool Overhead Railway by hand. Museum of Liverpool picture reference 1958.3

Dismantling Liverpool Overhead Railway by hand. Museum of Liverpool picture reference 1958.3