Welcome to Manchester
Early cotton processing machine.
Cotton spinning machine, late 19th of early 20th century.
Manchester Town Hall
Old Corn and Produce building
Window, Manchester Cathedral.
19th century buildings of the Museum of Science and Industry, and the 21st century Beetham HIlton Tower
Old and new again.
The Rochdale Canal, one of many in the Manchester area.
Buskers, dressed for a Manchester summer's day.
In a park in central Manchester.
Urbis. "Urbis is an exhibition centre about city life. On your visit you can explore exhibitions about contemporary art & design, music, fashion, popular culture and the people who make our cities what they are."
Manchester's 'Gay Village.'
More from the Gay Village.
The worst of both worlds.
An early Manchester toilet, on display at the Museum of Science and Industry. Beneath the seat, in the earliest models, was a hole in the ground. Facilities have improved dramatically since the early 19th century; in 2008 the Trafford Centre, a shopping mall in suburban Manchester won an award from the Loo of the Year organization.
A pedestrian bridge over the Manchester Ship Canal.
The Manchester Ship Canal, with Old Trafford Stadium in the background
The Manchester Ship Canal.
Old Trafford Stadium, home of Manchester United.
A shopping mall in suburban Manchester.
The Imperial War Museum North, Manchester.
A scene from the Second World War, Imperial War Museum North, Manchester.
Second World War recruitment poster.
And you don't want to mess with one of them!
Sounds unfortunate, but probably better than no riser at all.