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
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Place name WALKER
Parish
District
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.

N Dunn
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

N Dunn
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

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

N Dunn
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

N Dunn
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

N Dunn
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

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

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