Collection of Postcards Newcastle Gateshead Tyne Bridge Building King 1928

A collection of 11 postcards showing the building/construction of the Tyne Bridge between Newcastle and Gateshead, and the opening in 1928 by King George V.

Would make an ideal framed and wall-mounted set.

Sizes- the largest in the set measures 174mm wide by 110mm

The numbers on the images shown DO NOT appear on the actual postcards, it is purely to help provide additional information.

No1-Opening of the Tyne Bridge, 10th October 1928, by His Majesty the King.

No2-View across the Swing Bridge showing the central span.

No3-View from the East and the Quayside. Printed words- Spans supported by cables to reach shore, 9th February 1928.

No4-A top section being lowered into place.

No5-Girder work.

No6-Printed words- Spans reaching out from both sides of River, 11th January 1928.

No7-The completed bridge viewed from the Newcastle side.

No8-The nearly completed arch and the cables holding it in place.

No9 Top- printed words- Temporary Cradle for the River span, Gateshead side. 25th July 1927.

No9 Bottom- printed words - Main Span, Gateshead side 17th October 1927.

No10- Girder construction, Gateshead Side.

No11 Top - printed words - The New Tyne Bridge Newcastle.

No11 Bottom - printed words - Pusching
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