Visit to the Royal Albert Docks Extension. Saturday, October 4th, 1913 - Geologists' Association excursion

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Geologists' Association Circular No. 159. Session 1913-1914. p.3-4[edit]

Visit to the Royal Albert Docks Extension. Saturday, October 4th, 1913 (Transcription from: GA Circular No. 159. Session 1913-1914. p.3-4)[edit]

DIRECTORS: A. BINNS (Resident Engineer) and G. BARROW, F.G.S.

A train leaves Liverpool Street (G.E.R.) at 2.9 p m. Return fare 11d. Another train, connecting with it, leaves Fenchurch Street at 2.24 p.m. Return fare 8d.

This excursion has been arranged in order to see the extensive temporary sections now exposed at the extension of the Royal Albert Docks.

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Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913[edit]

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Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913[edit]

Page 69 P804629 Sections in alluvium in cutting for lock. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 69 P804630 Sections in alluvium in cutting for lock. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 69 P804631 Alluvial clay and peat resting on ballast showing the ?snags? or yew trunks brought down by the old river. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 69 P804632 Alluvial clay and peat resting on ballast showing the ?snags? or yew trunks brought down by the old river. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 71 P804633 Clay filling an old creek, formerly Ham Creek. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 71 P804634 Clay filling an old creek, formerly Ham Creek. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 71 P804635 Clay filling a washout in peat. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 71 P804636 Sun cracks in alluvial clay exposed by mechanical digger. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 73 P804637 Alluvial clay showing section of tree trunk. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 73 P804638 Peat overlaying clay. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 73 P804639 Roots of plants which formed the peat, penetrating the clay. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.
Page 73 P804640 Roots of plants which formed the peat, penetrating the clay. Excursion to Royal Albert Docks, October 4th 1913.