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 Posted: Thu Apr 16th, 2015 09:54 pm
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Salada



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Nice photo, thanks Helmut.

The location is almost certainly Canada Dock, Liverpool - I used to live close by & often walked through that (then) abandoned tunnel. Road & farm vehicles were often used in small industrial sidings or docks, when the rails were inset.

Herb:    

Are you saying I like "a bit of slack" ? You had better hope Mrs S doesn't see this !.

Unusual but not rare back in those days to see a bit of cable, chain or even rope used thus. Sometimes used to move rail wagons into a restricted spotting place, by driving alongside but ahead of the wagon with the cable running diagonally. Probably not 'Elf & Safety approved these days.

Regards,   Michael

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