About this object

This image is Pier Head station. The first section of the line opened on 4 February 1893 and this was the Overhead Railway’s busiest station. This area was a hub for trams, omnibuses and horse-drawn carriages transporting goods around the city. Pier Head Station had two platforms that were reached by stairs that led up from street level. Underneath the station was a shop that sold confectionary, newspaper and tobacco products. In this photograph, Nestle and Lewis’s advertisements can be seen just near the platform staircases.

Object specifics

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