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Tyne Tunnels Aerial View

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Aerial view of the Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels site, before the start of the project. The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951. These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside under the river Tyne. At a cost of 833,000, these 900 ft (274.5 m) long tunnels, which run parallel to each other, have been connecting the communities on the North and South banks of the river Tyne for the past 60 years. DT.MHA/5/12 Courtesy Mott MacDonald To view the set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627128959897/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Preparation of the Tyne Tunnels

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The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951. These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside under the river Tyne. At a cost of 833,000, these 900 ft (274.5 m) long tunnels, which run parallel to each other, have been connecting the communities on the North and South banks of the river Tyne for the past 60 years. TWAS ref: DT.MHA/1 Courtesy Mott MacDonald To view the set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627128959897/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Excavation of Entrance Tunnel

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The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951. These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside under the river Tyne. At a cost of 833,000, these 900 ft (274.5 m) long tunnels, which run parallel to each other, have been connecting the communities on the North and South banks of the river Tyne for the past 60 years. TWAS ref: DT.MHA/1/46 Courtesy Mott MacDonald To view the set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627128959897/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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tynetunnelsriver | workmen | museum | twam | tyneside | jarrow | howdon | blackandwhitephotos | 1950s | construction | pipe | workers | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | industry | urban | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | constructionofthetynepedestrianandthecyclisttunnels | tunnels | underground | 24thjuly1951 | twopurposebuilttunnels | northtyneside | crossing | southtyneside | rivertyne | connecting | communities | northbanks | southbanks | structure | working | ladder | artificiallight | curve | platform | timber | bolt | grain | tools | handle | excavation | label | letters | cap | crease | fabric | fascinating | engaging | interesting | unusual | darkness | archives

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Completed escalators

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The escalators are 200ft (61 metres) long and are believed to be the longest wooden-step escalators in Europe. The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951. These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside under the river Tyne. At a cost of 833,000, these 900 ft (274.5 m) long tunnels, which run parallel to each other, have been connecting the communities on the North and South banks of the river Tyne for the past 60 years. Ref: DT.MHA-1-61 Courtesy Mott MacDonald To view the set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627128959897/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Mid point of the completed cyclist tunnel

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The boundary between Northumberland and County Durham was under the river. The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951. These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside under the river Tyne. At a cost of 833,000, these 900 ft (274.5 m) long tunnels, which run parallel to each other, have been connecting the communities on the North and South banks of the river Tyne for the past 60 years. Ref: TWAS:DT.MHA-1-29 Courtesy Mott MacDonald To view the set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627128959897/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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Interior of tunnel with construction gang at work

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The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951. These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside under the river Tyne. At a cost of 833,000, these 900 ft (274.5 m) long tunnels, which run parallel to each other, have been connecting the communities on the North and South banks of the river Tyne for the past 60 years. Ref: TWAS:DT.MHA-1-24 Courtesy Mott MacDonald To view the set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627128959897/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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tyne | tunnels | river | museum | twam | archives | tyneside | jarrow | howdon | blackandwhitephotos | 1950s | construction | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | constructionofthetynepedestrianandcyclisttunnels | technology | advancements | contruction | longtunnel | structure | development | workers | working | bending | standing | curve | tools | debris | platform | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | constructiongang | interior | 24thjuly1951 | twopurposebuilttunnels | northtyneside | southtyneside | underground | communities | transportation | industry | fascinating | engaging | unusual | interesting | impressive | artificiallight | blackoutline | grain | darkness | shadow | rope | pile | plank | timber | soil | support | teamwork | bolts | hammer | handle | box | attentive | artanddesign | abstract | scary | link | crossing | rivertyne | bank | land | rivercrossing | cap | trousers

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