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Aerial view of Deptford Power Station.

Aerial view of Deptford Power Station.
Aerial view of Deptford Power Station.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2566
Description: In this aerial photograph of Deptford Power Station the large coaling pier can be seen extending out into the River Thames. A collier is berthed at the pier. Power stations were normally built alongside the river where coal could easily be offloaded.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1935
Credit line: Greenwich Local History Library collection.
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