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Pastimes Collection

Background imagePastimes Collection: Tyne and Wear Museums Martin Routledge polishes up a steam powere fire engine

Tyne and Wear Museums Martin Routledge polishes up a steam powere fire engine on 13th September 1993

Background imagePastimes Collection: After bringing his steam engine, Hielan Laddie, from Aberdeen

After bringing his steam engine, Hielan Laddie, from Aberdeen, 35-year-old William Barrack, right, owner, and Mr William McGonachie

Background imagePastimes Collection: A long run from Tarland, Aberdeenshire, necessitates a thorough clean-up for this 1925

A long run from Tarland, Aberdeenshire, necessitates a thorough clean-up for this 1925 Tasker traction engine, so its owner Mr William McConachie, an Aberdeen farmer

Background imagePastimes Collection: Popeye gets into position for the traction engine rally, on 13th June 1958

Popeye gets into position for the traction engine rally, on 13th June 1958, driven by Mr Jack Wakefield and Mr Stan Martin, both of Hetton-le-Hole

Background imagePastimes Collection: Mr. John Ruddick the Plough Inn landlord at Haswell, and some of the old bottles

Mr. John Ruddick the Plough Inn landlord at Haswell, and some of the old bottles

Background imagePastimes Collection: Skate City opens in London on the South Bank on 26th August 1977

Skate City opens in London on the South Bank on 26th August 1977. It is Britains first commercial skateboard park costing 100, 000 to develop. 14-year-old Jonathan Turnbull of London in action

Background imagePastimes Collection: Mr Jack Wakefield, of Hetton-le-Hole, who has a large collection of traction engines

Mr Jack Wakefield, of Hetton-le-Hole, who has a large collection of traction engines, steams gaily down the Great North roadk

Background imagePastimes Collection: Some young people Rock and Roll dancing at a club in Gateshead on February 15, 1980

Some young people Rock and Roll dancing at a club in Gateshead on February 15, 1980

Background imagePastimes Collection: Fishing from Hastings Pier, East Sussex. 6th October 1952

Fishing from Hastings Pier, East Sussex. 6th October 1952

Background imagePastimes Collection: A Viking long boat coming up to the Tyne Bridge on the river Tyne on 26th July 1980

A Viking long boat coming up to the Tyne Bridge on the river Tyne on 26th July 1980

Background imagePastimes Collection: Old and New - A Fire boat and and Viking long boat on the river Tyne on 26th July 1980

Old and New - A Fire boat and and Viking long boat on the river Tyne on 26th July 1980

Background imagePastimes Collection: A Viking long boat making its way up the river Tyne on 26th July 1980

A Viking long boat making its way up the river Tyne on 26th July 1980

Background imagePastimes Collection: Police repelled a Viking invasion of Newcastle city centre on 10th December 1974

Police repelled a Viking invasion of Newcastle city centre on 10th December 1974. So they sailed off in their longboat to suburban Chapel House - where they met stiff resistance from seven-year-old

Background imagePastimes Collection: Shetland Isle 'Vikings'looking forward to a peaceful invasion of Tynemouth

Shetland Isle "Vikings"looking forward to a peaceful invasion of Tynemouth
Shetland Isle " Vikings" looking forward to a peaceful invasion of Tynemouth on 22nd July 1980. From left to right, Magnus Simpson, Jim Nicholson and Harry Jamieson

Background imagePastimes Collection: Viking v Anglo Saxon - An unusual way to spend your weekend but the smile on the face of

Viking v Anglo Saxon - An unusual way to spend your weekend but the smile on the face of the Viking warrior shows hes enjoying himself on 26th August 1973 at the Viking battle re-enactment at South

Background imagePastimes Collection: Viking Peter Towers captures a wench on a beach on 10th August 1973

Viking Peter Towers captures a wench on a beach on 10th August 1973. but its all for the sake of history, of course. And his intentions are strictly honourable

Background imagePastimes Collection: Bess, the traction engine turned steam roller being used at Mitford sawmill on 21st April

Bess, the traction engine turned steam roller being used at Mitford sawmill on 21st April 1966

Background imagePastimes Collection: Chuffed: Mr Benjamin Stafford with his Fowler road locomotive at Beamish Museum

Chuffed: Mr Benjamin Stafford with his Fowler road locomotive at Beamish Museum, Durham on 4th September 1989

Background imagePastimes Collection: Traction engines and a tank having a tug of war at a Steam Rally on 10th June 1961

Traction engines and a tank having a tug of war at a Steam Rally on 10th June 1961

Background imagePastimes Collection: Three-year-old Richard Baillie from Forest hall with a miniature traction engine on 13th

Three-year-old Richard Baillie from Forest hall with a miniature traction engine on 13th September 1993

Background imagePastimes Collection: Mr John Bainbridge and Mr Ian Thompson with their 1923 Fowler Steam Roller on 19th June

Mr John Bainbridge and Mr Ian Thompson with their 1923 Fowler Steam Roller on 19th June 1989

Background imagePastimes Collection: Michael Charlton from dudley, with his 1988 Burrell traction engine on 13th September

Michael Charlton from dudley, with his 1988 Burrell traction engine on 13th September 1993

Background imagePastimes Collection: Milburn Stafford with his prize-winning 1920 steam road locomotive on 4th June 1984 at

Milburn Stafford with his prize-winning 1920 steam road locomotive on 4th June 1984 at the Veteran Commercial Vehicle Rally, from Stockton to South Shields

Background imagePastimes Collection: The Syde Wynder, a type of skateboard ridden by Lee Holmes (14

The Syde Wynder, a type of skateboard ridden by Lee Holmes (14) from Byker on 30th May 1997

Background imagePastimes Collection: Paul Robson from Sunderland skateboarding at the Oval in Washington on 5th September

Paul Robson from Sunderland skateboarding at the Oval in Washington on 5th September 1991

Background imagePastimes Collection: Skateboard crayz youngsters like young John Turner try ou the North East

Skateboard crayz youngsters like young John Turner try ou the North Easts first Skateboard Bowl in Durham on 6th February 1978

Background imagePastimes Collection: Newcastle Area Skateboarders competition, held in the grounds of the West Denton High

Newcastle Area Skateboarders competition, held in the grounds of the West Denton High School. Malcolm Bishop of Heaton demonstrating his freestyle on 3rd December 1977

Background imagePastimes Collection: Pint-sized Ashley Kane, aged eight, from Washington shows the sort of skills which won

Pint-sized Ashley Kane, aged eight, from Washington shows the sort of skills which won hme the Under-13s freestyle title on 26th February 1978

Background imagePastimes Collection: Youngsters at Newcastles John Boste Youth Centre have been praised for an initiative

Youngsters at Newcastles John Boste Youth Centre have been praised for an initiative to build a giant 600 skateboard ramp. Two youngsters take the plunge on the new ramp on 17th August 1989

Background imagePastimes Collection: The first National Skateboard Show opened at the Royal Horticultural Halls

The first National Skateboard Show opened at the Royal Horticultural Halls, Westminster on 13th February 1976. Mike Williams demonstrates the high jump with the skateboard

Background imagePastimes Collection: Traction engine steam roller Highland Lass at the public weighbridge belonging to

Traction engine steam roller Highland Lass at the public weighbridge belonging to the West Cumberland Farmers Trading Society on 2nd June 1972

Background imagePastimes Collection: Mr Walter Hodson pictured with the steam roller Highland Lass on 2th June 1972

Mr Walter Hodson pictured with the steam roller Highland Lass on 2th June 1972. Mr Hodson looked after her when she was owned by McAlpine, the builders

Background imagePastimes Collection: Model engineers: Eddie Chapman on his half-ton miniature steam traction engine chats with

Model engineers: Eddie Chapman on his half-ton miniature steam traction engine chats with Derek Bouch on his 1912 11-ton steamroller at the vintage steam

Background imagePastimes Collection: The grand ol lady of steam, the Coquet Lass is to end her days in style instead of

The grand ol lady of steam, the Coquet Lass is to end her days in style instead of on the scrap-heap. The twelve and a half ton stream roller is to be presented by Northumberland County Council to

Background imagePastimes Collection: Battle re-enactments - The Roundheads and Cavaliers battle it out at Ford Castle in

Battle re-enactments - The Roundheads and Cavaliers battle it out at Ford Castle in Northumberland as part of the Berwick Festival 4 August 1985

Background imagePastimes Collection: The finals of the North of England Juvenile Jazz Band Championships at Brough Park

The finals of the North of England Juvenile Jazz Band Championships at Brough Park Greyhound Stadium in Byker, Newcastle on 8th October 1972. Byker and St Peter Imperials do a classic turn

Background imagePastimes Collection: The residents of the West End of Newcastle playing old English games at the Denton Burn

The residents of the West End of Newcastle playing old English games at the Denton Burn Community Centre Medieval Fayre on Sunday, July 7, 1974

Background imagePastimes Collection: When welder Ken Rowden wasnt doing his day job, hed devote his evenings to his hobby

When welder Ken Rowden wasnt doing his day job, hed devote his evenings to his hobby welding. After trying his hand at sketching

Background imagePastimes Collection: Jimmy Powells of Cramlington has invented a football stragegy board game called '

Jimmy Powells of Cramlington has invented a football stragegy board game called " Soccer Logic" in January 1997

Background imagePastimes Collection: Prince Charles fly fishing with Caroline Worsley at the Royal Windsor Horse Show

Prince Charles fly fishing with Caroline Worsley at the Royal Windsor Horse Show

Background imagePastimes Collection: Stall holders wait for customes at the Blaydon Car Boot Sale in June 1993

Stall holders wait for customes at the Blaydon Car Boot Sale in June 1993

Background imagePastimes Collection: Knights jousting at Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street in May 1972

Knights jousting at Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street in May 1972

Background imagePastimes Collection: The 1st Rowlands Gill Girl Guide Company had something to celebrate when two of their

The 1st Rowlands Gill Girl Guide Company had something to celebrate when two of their members, Susan Swan and Shirley Best, received their Queens Guide Award in April 1972

Background imagePastimes Collection: Nine year old Marion Scott in a 1974 Brownie Uniform. The current tinic costs about

Nine year old Marion Scott in a 1974 Brownie Uniform. The current tinic costs about £ 1.50, the tie 18p and the beret 35p

Background imagePastimes Collection: A three year effort has finally paid off for Girl Guides Susan Cole (left)

A three year effort has finally paid off for Girl Guides Susan Cole (left), Anne Hyde (centre) and Jill Henderson. The three members of the 5th Blyth Company have won the prized Queens Guide Award in

Background imagePastimes Collection: Both mother and child are getting on well with the new library push trolley so there will

Both mother and child are getting on well with the new library push trolley so there will be no running around and making a nuisance of himself for this little one in November 1970

Background imagePastimes Collection: Salmon fishing in the Dee at Llangollen, North Wales. An 18lb Salmon caught below

Salmon fishing in the Dee at Llangollen, North Wales. An 18lb Salmon caught below the bridge. May 1932

Background imagePastimes Collection: Students and young people taking part in a pea pushing contest for the charity '

Students and young people taking part in a pea pushing contest for the charity " Help The Aged". St Martin-in-the-Fields. 27th April 1969



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