LIVERPOOL CROWN STREET

1957 - 2007

[Source: Paul Wright]

The west portal of the 1829 Crown Street tunnel seen in the 1950s.
Photo by C A Appleton

Looking west from inside the 1829 Crown Street tunnel in 1972 shortly after the station had closed as a coal depot. The Crown Street passenger station had been directly ahead.

The site of the Crown Street passenger station looking west in 1972 shortly after the coal yard had closed. The view was taken from the Smithdown Lane bridge.

To the north of Crown Street station there was a yard known as the 'agricultural yard'. The picture shows the yard looking north in the 1970s.

Looking east towards the 1849 Crown Street tunnel in the late 1970s. the 1829 tunnel portal can be seen to the left. The 1849 tunnel allowed locomotives to reach Crown Street.
Photo by Chris Coulter

The site of Crown Street station and coal yard looking north west in October 2005 showing he Wapping tunnel ventilation shaft of 1895/6.
P
hoto by Paul Wright


Crown Street station looking east in October 2005.
P
hoto by Paul Wright

The site of Crown Street station and coal yard in 2007.
Photo by Jonathan Webb of Webb Aviation

Click here to see photos of Crown Street in 2014

 

 

 

[Source: Paul Wright]


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