EAW010668 ENGLAND (1947).  The Neptune and Wallsend Shipbuilding Yards on the River Tyne, Walker, 1947. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.


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    Title [EAW010668] The Neptune and Wallsend Shipbuilding Yards on the River Tyne, Walker, 1947. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.
    Reference EAW010668
    Date 10 September 1947
    Place name WALKER
    Parish
    District
    Region
    Country ENGLAND
    Easting / Northing 429970,  565350
    Longitude / Latitude -1.53165357189,  54.981774513457
    National Grid Reference NZ300654
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     My aunt lived with her aunt Jane McNeill at Tyne View so just across the river in the background of the photo.

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    NDunn
    Tuesday 27th of March 2018 02:42:06 PM
     On an old map this was the Portland Cement Works.

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    NDunn
    Friday 16th of March 2018 03:40:38 PM
     Hebburn Ferry Landing. Pics on my website www.oldtyneside.co.uk

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    NDunn
    Friday 16th of March 2018 03:39:35 PM
     The Ballast Hill in Hebburn. During WW2 there was guns on the top to hopefully shoot down German Bombers before they bombed our shipyards. photos on my website www.oldtyneside.co.uk

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    NDunn
    Friday 16th of March 2018 03:38:18 PM
     To Wallsend ferry landing

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    xcg98
    Wednesday 14th of September 2016 09:35:46 PM
     To Wallsend ferry landing

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    xcg98
    Wednesday 14th of September 2016 09:35:44 PM
     Rising Sun Farm

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    Rob McGinley
    Friday 15th of May 2015 11:23:17 PM
     Stephenson's Rocket was tested here before the Rainhill trials

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    Rob McGinley
    Friday 15th of May 2015 11:22:28 PM
     Site of Wallsend F pit (Beaneyfield colliery)

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    Rob McGinley
    Friday 15th of May 2015 11:20:46 PM
     Rising Sun Colliery

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    Rob McGinley
    Friday 15th of May 2015 11:18:59 PM
     Tyne View Tce at the bottom of Prince Consort Rd in Hebburn.

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    NDunn
    Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:28:31 PM
     Hawthorn Leslies ship builders at the bottom of Ellison St in Hebburn.

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    NDunn
    Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:27:03 PM
     Wallsend Ferry Landing. The photo is from my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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    NDunn
    Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:26:06 PM
     Walker Ferry Landing. Next to it on the right is the Bone Yard. Some horrible smells drifted from the bone yard due to them dealing in dead animals which were turned into glue/fertiliser etc.

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    NDunn
    Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:25:09 PM
     Swan Hunter's Shipyard at Wallsend. In the 60s they built giant Supertankers over 250,000 ton, Car Ferries, Warships etc.

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    NDunn
    Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:23:10 PM
     Bonnacord St in Hebburn. Built to house Mr Leslie's workers after he'd started his shipyard up mid 1800s. Leslies later became Hawthorn Leslies & were a famous shipbuilding yard.

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    NDunn
    Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:21:12 PM
     The Reay Gear Works in Hebburn. The buildings were built as Platers Sheds for Newcastle Shipbuilding Co who started up in 1919 & went bust 1921.

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    NDunn
    Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:18:46 PM