The Liverpool overhead railway
Who would have thought in 2013 a new and unpublished picture of the Liverpool overhead railway would come to light? Peter's picture is taken at an area known as Georges Dock Gates near James Street station. The train is a 27 from Seaforth and Litherland and is heading for Dingle. The railway opened in 1893 and closed 30th December 1956 a victim of the high cost of repairs. The road view gives a good snapshot of 1950's Britain, although not dated the latest it could have been taken is Summer…
The Grapes, Mathew Street, Liverpool
According to legend, The Grapes is the pub The Beatles used to go to relax and drink a couple of pints between sets at the nearby Cavern Club. There's memorabilia of the band dotted around including a photo strategically placed above the spot they used to sit. In the 1960s the grapes was the only pub on Mathew Street and was surrounded by warehouses and fruit and vegetable traders. Mathew Street, or the Cavern Quarter as the area’s now known, is a mecca for everything Beatles-inspired.
Lomography - Famous Locations Mentioned in Songs by The Beatles
Now if you were a die-hard fan of Paul McCartney and The Beatles, where would you go? If you've already been to the Beatle Story museum and had your photo taken at the famous Abbey Road, then here are some places of interest that you might want to check out!
Baltic Triangle Guide: what's on, where to go & who's who of creative businesses
Liverpool's Baltic Triangle is perhaps the most exciting part of the city - here's our guide to what's going down
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