About this object

This image is a poster advertising reliable travel on the Overhead Railway. In 1929, Liverpool had one of the most memorable fogs, resulting in all traffic, road, rail and river transport, grinding to a halt, except for the Liverpool Overhead Railway. The signals used two colour light signals that were still visible even at 600ft and with its reliable train stops drivers felt safe to drive even when they could see virtually nothing so the railway could continue to run during bad weather.

Object specifics

  • Title
    Foggy weather warning poster
  • Accession no.
    MOL.2009.150.2.25
  • Type
    Print and Photograph - Photograph
  • Artist/Maker
    Noel R Mr Box
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Glass
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Related people
    Noel R Mr Box (Artist/maker)
  • Collection
    From the Museum of Liverpool collections
Object view = Social History
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