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    Default Everton water tower


    View in HodgsonPlace

    supporting pillars

    supporting pillars

    the tank braced by cast iron supports notice the graffiti

    The view in Margaret Street
    The old water tower on the corner of Margaret St and Hodgson Place. built in 1864,a cast iron tank 12 ft deep sits 90 ft off the ground supported by pillars that wouldn`t be out of place in a cathedral

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    Nice one Joe.

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    Looks good at night with the lights on.

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    Yeah. Our schools baths lessons were in Margy right by here. Does look good all lit up purplish blue at night and can be seen for miles around.
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    I really like this pic. Got quite a few city engineers aerial views. This one shows part of the South Everton slum clearance area West of Shaw Street. Radcliffe, Eastbourne and Westbourne Streets have been readied for the much maligned Radcliffe Estate. The Water Tower is prominent, as are the piggeries and Sheil Road heights.





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    Nice pics.

    Anyone got one of Spencer Street Corpy depot? My Grandad worked there before he went off to war.
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    I mentioned it here as the depot was right by the water tower.
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    I got Spencer Street out once especially for you Spike and though there's a couple of pics of clearance around there, not one of the corpy yard i'm afraid.
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    cheers ged.

    You never know one may turn up one day.
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    Wonderful photographs, Joe! Many thanks.

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    Inspired by Joe, I took a trip up there tonight.

    You only get the feel of the ultra violet light type glow from afar, my camera doesn't do it justice.








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    Nice one Ged. Great photos.

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    Magnificent, Joe , thank you .
    Again , fantasic Ged , thank you .. we used to take walks up there as kids , and go in the park , i can't remember the name of the park now .. It was where everyone had thier wedding photo's taken .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pennylane View Post
    Magnificent, Joe , thank you .
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    Brilliant pics, both GD and Ged. Even though it's everton related it's still pretty cool

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