The Building of the New Tyne Bridge (1928)

  • Description

    There are some breathtaking shots of workers constructing Newcastle's iconic Tyne Bridge, designed by Mott, Hay and Anderson, in this detailed and informative film, showing the men erecting the arches at dizzying heights. All titles on the BFI Films channel are preserved in the vast collections of the BFI National Archive. To find out more about the Archive visit
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  • Source

    BFI (Youtube)
  • License

    What does this mean? Standard Youtube License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years ago
    Viewed: 740 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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  • Simon Cotterill on Sept. 22, 2014, 2:04 p.m.

    Its amazing seeing the men walking across the cables so high up without safety harnesses - in stark contrast to todays Health and Safety aware culture.

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