Created 17-Nov-12
Modified 21-Dec-12
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A series of photos recording the remains of the older Irwell from Manchester Victoria Approach to Salford Docks. I arranged with the owner of a narrow in the 1970s to visit and record this rarely navigated section of the River Irwell. KH

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Category:City Scenes
Subcategory:Documentary
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Keywords:boats, bridges, docks, ken howarth, lancashire, manchester, mersey and irwell navigation, photo surveys, river irwell, rivers, warehouses

HRS 3908 Manchester, Lowry Hotel near Granada on riverside 1995

HRS 3908 Manchester, Lowry Hotel near Granada on riverside 1995

HRS 3913 Manchester, Irwell approaching Albert Bridge from downstream 1970s

HRS 3913 Manchester, Irwell approaching Albert Bridge from downstream 1970s

HRS 3914 Manchester, Irwell, Albert bridge 1980

HRS 3914 Manchester, Irwell, Albert bridge 1980

HRS 3915 Manchester, Irwell Arches and wharfage near Albert bridge 1980

HRS 3915 Manchester, Irwell Arches and wharfage near Albert bridge 1980

HRS 3919 Irwell canalboat 1970s

HRS 3919 Irwell canalboat 1970s

HRS 3921 Irwell in centre below Prince's bridge 1980

HRS 3921 Irwell in centre below Prince's bridge 1980

HRS 3922 Irwell in centre of Manchester, Quay Street bridge 1980

HRS 3922 Irwell in centre of Manchester, Quay Street  bridge 1980

HRS 3923 Irwell near Granada TV 1995

HRS 3923 Irwell near Granada TV 1995

HRS 3925 Irwell near Prince's bridge 1995

HRS 3925 Irwell near Prince's bridge 1995

HRS 3931 Irwell riverside wharf near Quay St 1970s

HRS 3931 Irwell riverside wharf near Quay St 1970s

HRS 3932 Irwell, Salford side entrance to rubbish wharfage 1980s

HRS 3932 Irwell, Salford side entrance to rubbish wharfage 1980s

HRS 3935 Irwell, Albert Bridge and warehouses c1980

HRS 3935 Irwell, Albert Bridge and warehouses c1980

HRS 3936 Irwell, Blackfriar's Bridge arches c 1980

HRS 3936 Irwell, Blackfriar's Bridge arches c 1980

HRS 3939 Irwell, Exchange Bridge Manchester c1980

HRS 3939 Irwell, Exchange Bridge Manchester c1980

HRS 3940 Irwell, Fishermen's rock, Hulme showing ramp c1980

HRS 3940 Irwell, Fishermen's rock, Hulme showing ramp c1980

HRS 3941 Irwell, Hulme Locks from river c1980

HRS 3941 Irwell, Hulme Locks from river c1980

HRS 3942 Irwell, Manchester, Liverpool road ramp from river 1980

HRS 3942 Irwell, Manchester, Liverpool road ramp from river 1980

HRS 3943 Irwell, Salford, Ramp Regent's bridge 1980

HRS 3943 Irwell, Salford, Ramp Regent's bridge 1980

HRS 3944 Irwell, turning narrowboat Victoria Station area 1980

HRS 3944 Irwell, turning narrowboat Victoria Station area 1980

HRS 3945 Irwell, view of Blackfriar's Bridge 1980 upstream

HRS 3945 Irwell, view of Blackfriar's Bridge 1980 upstream