Description"Looking upstream towards the []. The bridge was built for the 1990 Gateshead Garden Festival. It's made from ekki, a very strong African hardwood; this wood is also now being used to repair Dunston Staiths []. See also []. The former bridge on this site used to carry the railway lines over which coal from the Durham coalfields was carried to [] to be loaded by chutes [] into ships docked by the lower level of the staiths - see []." Photo by Mike Quinn, 2018.
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Further informationLink: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5900152
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Added by: Simon Cotterill
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Picture Taken: 2018-09-05