Old Postcards

HALL ROAD TRAIN DISASTER BLUNDELLSANDS NR LIVERPOOL - 1905 RP (ref 5124/15)

Regular price £12.00

ITEM DETAILS:

Postally unused this rare vintage postcard has writing on the back and a stamp from a local museum who stored it for some time in their collection. Title is "Hall Road Disaster July 27.05. Standing train showing wheels of wrecked car driven underneath".

Google has this information: 1905 accident "Hall Road rail accident. On 27 July 1905, a Southport-bound express train collided at the station with an empty local service operating to Liverpool Exchange. 20 deaths and 48 injuries resulted, although both drivers survived."

Fair/Good condition, there is wear to each corner and a surface crease on left, from lower edge which is visible when the light catches it.

 


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