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    Quote Originally Posted by dazza View Post
    1848-64 OS map of Lime Street Station. The map was originally surveyed in 1848. Engraved in 1850. The railways were updated in 1864, which are present in this revision. An older revision of this map c.1850's may still exist, showing the earlier development of the station?

    Still, this shows the undeveloped land between Skelhorne Street and the station. I believe James Newlands map shows an earlier Lime Street station.
    In the 1880s the two track tunnel was removed and converted into a 4 track deep cutting. There is still a tunnel to the north of the cutting for shunting purposes.


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    Thanks for all the comments. I think I'll simply invent a ship's name and be done with it.
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