Thursday, July 24, 2008

Building the Tyne Bridge

" (on the Tyne Bridge) commenced in August 1925. The two sides of the arch eventually met on 25 February 1928, insertion of the final alignment pins being accompanied by the firing of maroons and the breaking of flags and the bridge was opened by King George V on 10 October 1928."Picture gallery of the construction process at Amber Online with more historical detail here

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