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The Dock Disaster At Newport

The fatal trench before the timbers shifted and the earth caved in, burying many workmen. Text and photo from The Illustrated London News, July 10th, 1909.

The Dock Disaster At Newport

The trench as it appeared after the collapse which caused the burying alive of many men. Text and photo from The Illustrated London News, July 10th, 1909.

The Dock Disaster At Newport

Seeking to save those buried beneath the wreckage, a rescue party at work after the dock disaster. Text and photo from The Illustrated London News, July 10th, 1909.

The Dock Disaster At Newport

Tom Lewis, the fourteen year-old hero who volunteered to climb down between the narrow openings through the timbers in the trench, worked there for nearly two hours, and was within an ace of being killed. Text and photo from The Illustrated London...

The Dock Disaster At Newport

Heroes made by the disaster: endeavouring to rescue the burning men from the debris. Text and photo from The Illustrated London News, July 10th, 1909.

Cunard Liner ASCANIA In The Alexandra South Dock, Newport

From THE NEWPORT CHRISTMAS ANNAUL 1916.

Union Castle Liner KENILWORTH CASTLE In The Alexandra South Dock, Newport

From THE NEWPORT CHRISTMAS ANNUAL 1916.

Embarking Passengers and Loading Cargo at Alexandra South Dock, Newport

From THE NEWPORT CHRISTMAS ANNUAL 1916.

Prize Pedigree Cattle Being Shipped Into The SS Spenser

From THE NEWPORT CHRISTMAS ANNUAL 1916.

SS CITY OF KHIOS Shipping Railway Coaches For Egyptian State Railway At 30 Ton Crane

From THE NEWPORT CHRISTMAS ANNUAL 1916.