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    Thumbs up Georges Dock Prior to the Three Graces Being Built

    Here are several images of Georges Dock before the Three Graces were constructed.

    I'm mesmerized by the wonderful warehouse buildings now sadly gone.

    Courtesy LRO

    1) Georges Dock 1880 Photograph of Engraving

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    2) Georges Dock 1901 Prior to Infilling Ready For 3 Graces

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    6) Georges Dock 1901 Water Street Extension 1901

    7) Georges Dock Brunswick Street Bridge 1902

    8) Georges Dock Suggested Improvements 1907

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    George's Dock forms a part of the basement of the Cunard Building. Snappel went in there and took pictures of the dock quay wall.
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    love the pic of the bridge.

    as a kid I used to love being taken to see the warehouse by Wapping/Sefton St that had the giant pineapples on the top corners. By the time I'd thought to get a photo, it had been demolished.
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    I know I could have started a new thread for this but decided it would be nice to get this one bumped up for Kev's brill pics.

    Someone on the YoLiverpool flickr group was wondering if there are any maps showing the old docks and their names?

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    George's Dock and the Old Dock were the principal docks involved in the slave trade.
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