Floating timber, Surrey Docks: c.1939
© PLA collection/Museum of London
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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.
1938 AD - 1939 AD