Floating timber, Surrey Docks: c.1939

Floating timber, Surrey Docks: c.1939
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 20cm

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A raftsman manoeuvers floating timber stock at Surrey Docks, c. 1939. Special ‘timber ponds’ covered an area of 80 hectares (200 acres). Surrey Docks, on the south bank of the river, handled softwoods from Northern Europe.

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1938 AD - 1939 AD
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© PLA collection/Museum of London

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