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River Tyne Collection

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The superstructure of the new Tyne Bridge was given

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The superstructure of the new Tyne Bridge was given a further push, and Church Street, Gateshead, was completely bridged

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The Gateshead erection masts

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The Gateshead erection masts, from which the half arch is suspended. Steady progress is being made with the new Tyne Bridge

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. Steel erectors standing where the top booms are

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. Steel erectors standing where the top booms are almost touching. The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne in North East England

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. Hoisting the Union Jack on the top after the joining

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. Hoisting the Union Jack on the top after the joining up of the bridge. The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne in North East England

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The bridge on the Gateshead side

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The bridge on the Gateshead side. The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne in North East England, linking Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: The Swing Bridge, Newcastle. Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear. 14th October 1920

The Swing Bridge, Newcastle. Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear. 14th October 1920

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The Union Jack on the top after the joining up of

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The Union Jack on the top after the joining up of the bridge. The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne in North East England

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: A glimpse of the River Tyne from the decks of the RMS Olympic

A glimpse of the River Tyne from the decks of the RMS Olympic, which is rapidly being broken up at Messers Thomas W Ward Ltd in Jarrow. 23rd April 1936

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: The North East paddle tug Eppleton Hall, seen here under restoration at Harrison

The North East paddle tug Eppleton Hall, seen here under restoration at Harrisons Repair Yayd, Bill Quay, before its voyage to the USA. 15th July 1969

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: The central tower of the Swing Bridge, Newcastle. Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

The central tower of the Swing Bridge, Newcastle. Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear. 19th April 1930

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: The Royal procession carrying King George V and Queen Mary passing the newly opened Tyne

The Royal procession carrying King George V and Queen Mary passing the newly opened Tyne Bridge. 10th October 1928

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge, Newcastle. Progress with the new Tyne Bridge

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge, Newcastle. Progress with the new Tyne Bridge proceeds apace, and a further forward push is contemplated this weekend from the Newcastle side

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: New Tyne Bridge. The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne in North

New Tyne Bridge. The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne in North East England, linking Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. Circa 1928

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: New Tyne Bridge. Dramatic view of the Tyne Bridge with the High Level Bridge

New Tyne Bridge. Dramatic view of the Tyne Bridge with the High Level Bridge and the Swing Bridge receding into the distance behind it

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The huge structure of the new Tyne Bridge is given a

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The huge structure of the new Tyne Bridge is given a push of 35 feet on the Newcastle side of the river

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The first 'push'

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The first "push"
Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The first " push" from the Newcastle side of the river of the massive steel structure set up in position in Pilgrim Street for the new Tyne Bridge was

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne in North East England, linking Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. September 1926

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. Riveters at work on the lower boom

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. Riveters at work on the lower boom. These men are working 180 feet above the river but the great height does not worry them in the slightest

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The huge steel framework which has been assembled at

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. The huge steel framework which has been assembled at the Newcastle side. The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne in North East England

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. A large crowd were keenly interested in the lifting

Construction of the new Tyne Bridge. A large crowd were keenly interested in the lifting and placing in position of one of the huge castings to span the high columns of he new Tyne Bridge

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Scotswood Suspension Bridge, 20th January 1927

Scotswood Suspension Bridge, 20th January 1927

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: In celebration of the jubilee of the Newcastle Swing Bridge

In celebration of the jubilee of the Newcastle Swing Bridge, a brief ceremony was held on the lower deck of the bridge. Pictured, the bridge decorated for the occasion, in its normal position

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Fog on the Tyne and a view of the old Scotswood Railway Bridge. January 1928

Fog on the Tyne and a view of the old Scotswood Railway Bridge. January 1928

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Tyne Regatta, a finish for one of the heats in the Joseph Cowan Cup. Tyne and Wear

Tyne Regatta, a finish for one of the heats in the Joseph Cowan Cup. Tyne and Wear. 8th June 1931

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Another Fitzgerald outlet, Newcastle. Circa 1925

Another Fitzgerald outlet, Newcastle. Circa 1925

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Scotswood Bridge, Newcastle. Circa 1925

Scotswood Bridge, Newcastle. Circa 1925

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: The huge floating dock built at Wallsend passes down the River Tyne on its long journey

The huge floating dock built at Wallsend passes down the River Tyne on its long journey to Singapore. 21st June 1928

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Elswick lead works and shot tower. 2nd March 1930

Elswick lead works and shot tower. 2nd March 1930

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: King Edward VII Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne. 28th January 1928

King Edward VII Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne. 28th January 1928

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: The new deep water quay at the Albert Edward Dock at North Shields

The new deep water quay at the Albert Edward Dock at North Shields, which is to be opened shortly. 19th June 1937

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: An unusual view of Scotswood Bridge, Newcastle, from one of the towers

An unusual view of Scotswood Bridge, Newcastle, from one of the towers. Pictured, the bridge before it was widened to meet the needs of present day traffic. 6th December 1930

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: A view of the River Tyne from the Castle, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, circa 1960s

A view of the River Tyne from the Castle, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, circa 1960s

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: The Tyne Bridge spanning the River Tyne, North East England

The Tyne Bridge spanning the River Tyne, North East England, linking Newcastle upon Tyne with Gateshead. It was designed by the engineering firm Mott

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Traffic halts and crowds line the pavements as five of the regimental bands which will

Traffic halts and crowds line the pavements as five of the regimental bands which will perform at the Northern Command Tattoo march over the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. June 1936

Background imageRiver Tyne Collection: Fishing boats tied to the quay are frame by the Construction of Tyne Bridge in early 1928

Fishing boats tied to the quay are frame by the Construction of Tyne Bridge in early 1928 The years of 1927 and 1928 were very special on Tyneside


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