East Quay and the Sheerlegs

By Laurie Stonehouse

The following pictures show a busy East Quay, the final photo showing the Sheerlegs crane hard at work unloading a very heavy locomotive.

Photo:East Quay and the Shearlegs - c1900

East Quay and the Shearlegs - c1900

H Hills collection

Photo:East Quay - c1900

East Quay - c1900

H Hills collection

Photo:Sherlegs unloading a locomotive - c1900

Sherlegs unloading a locomotive - c1900

H Hills collection

This page was added by Laurie Stonehouse on 21/09/2009.
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Railway Quay page

The locomotive is for the Chemin de Fer L'Ouest and would be one of a number exported from Sharp Stewart & Co., Manchester and Neilson & Co., Springburn in the period 1882-1885.

By Chris Capewell
On 11/06/2019

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