The Tyne Bridge under construction

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Where: Tyne Bridge, Gateshead NE8 2BH, UK

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When: 09 February 1928

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A view along Newcastle Quayside showing the Tyne Bridge under construction, 9 February 1928 (TWAM ref. DX57/1/31).

The postcard is unused.

This set celebrates the many postcards in our collections. The people, places and events they show can give us an insight into the past, documenting the landscape, the fashions, the way we lived. Some postcards are unused but others tell us something about the people who bought them, through the messages they wrote. They can give us a fascinating glimpse into people’s lives.

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    davidfurnessphotos

    • 07/Apr/2017 18:57:19

    I wonder how old the High Level Bridge is...

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    Miocene

    • 08/Apr/2017 13:15:15

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/96006830[email protected]] The High Level Bridge (which I did recognize) was the Institution of Civil Engineers "Unidentified Bridge of the Week" last week: twitter.com/ICELibrary/status/850339935714508800

3 months ago a contributor from Urbana, United States suggested this image location is 54.9671, -1.60519

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