EPW053691 ENGLAND (1937).  The River Tyne between the Riverside Branch Railway Sidings and the Tyne Sulphur and Copper Works, Walker, 1937


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    Title [EPW053691] The River Tyne between the Riverside Branch Railway Sidings and the Tyne Sulphur and Copper Works, Walker, 1937
    Reference EPW053691
    Date 15 June 1937
    Place name WALKER
    Parish
    District
    Region
    Country ENGLAND
    Easting / Northing 429887,  563966
    Longitude / Latitude -1.5330949074121,  54.969341552066
    National Grid Reference NZ299640
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     This was a timber bridge with a rail line over the top of the riverside road. This enabled copper ore to be taken to the Tharsis Sulpher & Copperworks higher up the bank.

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    NDunn
    Friday 14th of September 2018 01:13:51 PM
     Reyrolles. This was called 'top Reyrolles' and the other one over the railway track as 'Bottom Reyrolles'. Mr Reyrolle started about 1901/2 and the firm lasted about 100 yrs employin way over 10,000 workers. Lots of Photos on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk

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    NDunn
    Friday 26th of January 2018 08:29:08 PM
     This property was called 'The Elders' and was above the 'Patent Slipway' that was used by the Morrison family who built wooden boats. Lots of Photos on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk

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    NDunn
    Friday 26th of January 2018 08:26:31 PM
     Walker Naval Yard. Lots of Photos on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk

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    NDunn
    Friday 26th of January 2018 08:21:06 PM
     Whites Burners/engineering on Prince Consort Rd, Hebburn. Lots of Photos on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk

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    NDunn
    Friday 26th of January 2018 08:19:13 PM
     Reyrolles Electrical Engineering works in Hebburn. They employed over 10,000 workers . Lots of Photos on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk

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    NDunn
    Friday 26th of January 2018 08:18:02 PM
     The Tharsis Sulpher and Copper works in Hebburn. Copper ore was mined in Spain and brought here to turn into high grade copper, with byproducts such as Sulpher and a tiny amount of silver. Lots of Photos on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk

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    NDunn
    Friday 26th of January 2018 08:16:15 PM
     Royal Navy Town Class Cruiser, possibly HMS Sheffield.

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    ken
    Wednesday 19th of August 2015 02:05:26 PM