034048:Ballast Hill North Shields C.1905

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : Ballast Hill North Shields.TIC removing hill to make way for staithes. Also One o'clock gun.The Ballast was used to balance ships that came into the tyne the ballast was unloaded then the cargo was loaded onto the ship to stabilise it any sort of material was used as ballast - clay old bricks stones glass etc and some local manufacturers used the material that was offloaded ie sand was used in glassmaking.Shipping 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 : 034048
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4080133947/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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