Tyne and Wear HER(10923): Swalwell, Hexham Road, 'Derwent Walk Express'

  • Description

    "1987 by Andy Frost. A large artwork to mark the northern entrance to the Derwent Walk County Park. This is a marine plywood and steel artwork, finished with gloss paints and lacquers, of a steam train. It is mounted on top of the bridge abutment of the redundant railway viaduct which spanned the road. Commissioned by Tyne and Wear County Council and Gateshead MBC. Sponsored by the same, plus the Countryside Commission and Northern Arts."
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  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/smr/10923
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 5 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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