065753:Construction photograph of the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1977

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : A 1977 photograph of the preliminary work on the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge (1978). The work is being carried out on both sides of the River Tyne. Buildings in Gateshead can be seen in the distance.The Queen Elizabeth 11 Bridge carries the Metro Rapid Transit System. Work began on it in1976 and was completed August 1978. The bridge was opened on 6th November 1981 by Queen Elizabeth 11. The bridge was designed by WA Fairhurst
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4089618447/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 5 months ago
    Viewed: 932 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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