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Brief Description: Original photograph of construction workers building the dockyard railway, late 19th century.
Subject Date: late 19th century
Creator: Henry Hocking
Owner: Portsmouth City Council Leisure Service (Historical Collections)
Contributor: Portsmouth City Council Leisure Service (Historical Collections)
Full Description: Portsmouth dockyard had a railway as far back as the 16th century when horse drawn trolleys on wooden tracks were used to move heavy mast around the yard. In the 1820's a tramway system was laid down and this was eventually replaced by a railway complex with steam engines and 25 miles of tracks in the 1860's.Trains brought the Royal family to dockyard to embark on their yacht at a specially constructed station at South Railway Jetty. The railway closed in 1977. This original photograph was taken by local photographer Henry Hocking of 1 Binsteed Road Buckland
Place: Portsmouth, Portsmouth City (UA), Hampshire
Subject: Railway, dockyard, labour, construction
Content Type: Photograph
Location: Portsmouth Central Library
Unique ID: hs-hl-hs3839-i-00-000.jpg

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