054670:Newcastle Bridges Newcastle upon Tyne City Engineers 1982

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-colour Description : A 1982 photograph of the Newcastle Bridges Newcastle upon Tyne. The Tyne Bridge is in the foreground with the Swing Bridge the High Level Bridge and the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge beyond. A tall ship is in the foregroundBridges Collection : Local Studies Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 054670
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4085597134/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 5 years, 10 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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  • Mia Routledge on Feb. 28, 2015, 11:42 a.m.

    The Tyne Bridge is really special to both myself and my Dad. It's been a big part of our lives. We have seen fireworks at New Year, ridden across it on an open topped double decker bus and even been inside it's towers to see how it was built.

    The bridge has never changed during our life times but my Dad can remember a lift being inside the towers when he was young.

    When my Dad comes home on the train from the places he has to go and work at, he really feels like he is coming home when he sees the Tyne Bridge.

    My Dad's grannie (my great grandmother) could remember the bridge being built in 1927.

  • Olivia Porter on March 1, 2015, 7:11 p.m.

    This story is special to my great-grandfather. He can remember watching the Tyne Bridge being built and then going to the quay side to watch the final piece being placed. This bridge is an important part to our families lives. We have watched fireworks on new year's eve, watched the great north run and been inside the towers. When me and my mum go away on trips and we are getting the train home we really feel like we are home. We recognise famous landmarks and that's what makes us feel like true geordies.

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