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The Woolwich Ferry: the Northern Terminal.
|The Woolwich Ferry: the Northern Terminal.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H6023|
|Description: The Northern Terminal of the Woolwich Ferry, opened in September 1966. This replaced the antiquated ramp system used since 1889, and reflected the fact that the ferry was now carrying heavy road traffic.
Traffic now drives onto the ferry boats via the huge loading ramps. These are raised or lowered according to the state of the tide. The tall concrete structure houses the lifting gear for the ramps.|
|Creator: Simon Niziol|
|Date: Feb 2004|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|