Tyne and Wear HER(1712): Sunderland, Queen Alexandra Bridge

  • Description

    "Designed by Charles A Harrison and constructed by Sir William Arrol & Co, builders of the Forth Rail Bridge. The purpose of the rail bridge was to connect the coalfields of Annfield Plain and Washington with Sunderland's South Docks. Agreement to build the bridge was reached in 1899 and the approaches were completed by 1907, by Mitchell Brothers of Glasgow. By 1909 the Bridge was complete and was ceremoniously opened by the Earl of Durham...."
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  • Further information

    Link: https://sitelines.newcastle.gov.uk/SMR/1712
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 7 months ago
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