South Crescent, Hartlepool
Shows the equipment used for casting of concrete blocks for new breakwater. The blocks were left to settle a day then hoisted and carried along track to start of breakwater. Then carried by travelling crane to be put in place (1860-1890).
Picture taken below South Crescent.More detail »
Picture of old Hartlepool below South Crescent. It looks like it could be the construction of the open-air swimming pool. The shape is there but no diving board and no changing rooms. Someone has their washing drying on the beach area and children are playing around the area.More detail »