Floating timber, Surrey Docks: c.1939
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 20cm

Floating timber, Surrey Docks: c.1939

© PLA collection/Museum of London

Full image caption

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.
 

Date

1938 AD - 1939 AD
 

Image Number

005578
 

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