Unloading ships at Butlers Wharf, London

Unloading ships at Butlers Wharf, London
Photograph taken c 1910 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BB87/09741

Crates of goods wrapped in straw for protection are unloaded in London and set on the conveyor belt to the warehouses. The small hut in the centre of the picture is probably where the overseer kept records of the cargo.

Location

Greater London Southwark

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

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