Workers celebrating the completion of the Tyne Bridge arch

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When: 23 February 1928

A wonderful image as steel erectors, riveters and crane drivers perch on a 20-ton capacity crane to mark the completion of the Tyne Bridge arch, 23 February 1928 (TWAM ref. 3730/15/12).

The Tyne Bridge is one of the North East’s most iconic landmarks. These photographs were taken by James Bacon & Sons of Newcastle and document its construction from March 1927 to October 1928. They belonged to James Geddie, who was Chief Assistant Engineer on the construction of the Bridge with Dorman, Long & Co. Ltd. of Middlesbrough.

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Owner: Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
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