Manchester 36mm 1894 WE1778 Opening of Ship Canal.  Veiled head of Q.Victoria L. in 4 line concentric legend / Shipping in canal. Rare - White metal. Pierced

 

Total length of canal 36 Mile
Average width  of canal 172 feet
Minimum depth of canal 26 feet
What was used in the making of the canal
100 Steam machines dredgers etc
228 miles of temporary railway
173 locomotives
194 steam cranes
182 steam engines
212 steam pumps
6300 wagons
59 pile engines
25000 men & boys employed
196 horses
1000 tons of coal & 8000 tons of cement monthly
Opened by HM Queen Victoria May 21 1894
 

Manchester 1894 Opening of Ship Canal Medal 36mm WE1778 White metal. Rare

£37.00Price