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During excavations for a possible underground railway system for Manchester engineers broke into tunnels between Long Millgate and the siding known as the Fish Dock at Manchester Victoria Station. Three tunnels, partly back-filled were found. To see the full story click here for a short presentation on You Tube. http:/​/​www.​youtube.​com/​watch?v=7Q1aW0vUQ1Q&​feature=share&​list=UUxNVGAIh8cokjl555I7xWag

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Keywords:cast iron, coal, corporation street, irk, lancashire, long millgate, manchester victoria, rivers, slewing plates, tunnels

HRS 843 Manchester, Victoria Station 1973

HRS 843 Manchester, Victoria Station 1973

HRS 4191 Manchester, Long Millgate Tunnels

HRS 4191 Manchester, Long Millgate Tunnels

HRS 4193 Manchester, Long Millgate tunnel arches

HRS 4193 Manchester, Long Millgate tunnel arches

HRS 4192 Manchester, Long Millgate Tunnels, slewing plates

HRS 4192 Manchester, Long Millgate Tunnels, slewing plates

HRS 4206 Manchester, Long Millgate, chisel marks

HRS 4206 Manchester, Long Millgate, chisel marks

HRS 4207 Manchester, Long Millgate tunnels, brick arches

HRS 4207 Manchester, Long Millgate tunnels, brick arches