Mapping the City in Film

Spirit Of 1860

(Angus Tilston / Swan Cine Club, 1992, colour, sound)
Duration: 00:09:11
Genre: amateur

Footage courtesy and copyright Angus Tilston.


Film celebrating Merseyside’s transport heritage and the opening of Britain’s first purpose-designed tramway in Birkenhead in 1860. Also features footage of trams operating on the Isle of Man. The film is narrated in English and French.

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