EPW019832 ENGLAND (1927). The Tyne Bridge under construction, Gateshead, 1927

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Manylion

Pennawd [EPW019832] The Tyne Bridge under construction, Gateshead, 1927
Cyfeirnod EPW019832
Dyddiad October-1927
Dolen
Enw lle GATESHEAD
Plwyf
Ardal
Gwlad ENGLAND
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 425422, 563594
Hydred / Lledred -1.6028796392001, 54.966246132976
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol NZ254636

Pinnau

Bessie Surtees House taken in the Summer 1939 by my Aunt Mona Pehle who at the time was Librarian in Charge at Felling Library.

Class31
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 08:40:35 AM

Cyfraniadau Grŵp

Construction appears to have been pretty rapid. The bridge was completed on 25 February 1928 and opened on 10 October of that year. The bridge, with main span of 161.8 metres, was designed by Mott Hay & Anderson, a predecessor of Mott MacDonald. Construction was by Dorman Long of Middlesborough

MB
Wednesday 26th of September 2012 08:44:54 PM
Clearly the bridge wasn't completed in February 1928 if another 'Britain from Above' image carries the correct date: it shows the road deck still to be built at that time. So the Wikipedia entry for the bridge appears to be incorrect. Still progress from October 1927 to the opening a year later appears to have been pretty rapid

MB
Wednesday 26th of September 2012 08:44:54 PM