Unloading crates at Butlers Wharf, London

Unloading crates at Butlers Wharf, London
Photograph taken c 1910 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BB87/09745

A cargo of bananas in specially ventilated crates is unloaded and transferred into the warehouse via a conveyor belt while two foremen in bowler hats look on. A tally is kept in the hut in the centre of the picture.

Location

Greater London Southwark

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

work men industry trade cargo food warehouse dock crane wharf river Edwardian (1902 - 1913)