Please find attached a selection of pictures showing the laying of Liverpool's roads and streets.
Pic number 1
Tar spraying on Ullet Road - 1905. The tar being used was 'Clare's Compo'. R.S. Clare & Co.
Pic number 2
Steam powered road roller - 1897.
Pic number 3
Tarring ('crystaling creosote') Botanic Road - 1904. The photo shows tar being sprayed using 'watering' cans.
Pic number 4
Laying tarmac on Ullet road - 1907. The photo shows the tarmac being laid by hand and a road roller compressing it.