HRS 3932 Irwell, Salford side entrance to rubbish wharfage 1980s
The river entrance to Salford Muncipal Refuse Yard. The cast-iron beam reads "Salford Corporation Councillor Wright Chairman - 1864 - James Evans Engineer" Manchester and Salford were early pioneers in the use of refuse incinerators one of which was based alongside the river.
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Keywords:1864, 1980, albert bridge, arches, bridges, councillor wright, docks, james evans, lancashire, manchester, refuse disposal, river irwell, rivers, salford, victorians, wharves