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Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland

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North Sands Shipyard and Corporation Quay, Sunderland North Sands Shipyard and Corporation Quay, Sunderland

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Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland

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industry | industry | industrial | industrial | ships | ships | riverwear | riverwear | railways | railways | aerialphotography | aerialphotography | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | coalmining | coalmining | wearside | wearside | collieries | collieries | coalindustry | coalindustry | queenalexandrabridge | queenalexandrabridge | wearmouthcolliery | wearmouthcolliery | sirjameslaingsonsltd | sirjameslaingsonsltd | deptfordyard | deptfordyard

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Aerial view of the River Wear, 1959 Aerial view of the River Wear, 1959

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portofsunderland | portofsunderland | sunderland | sunderland | riverwear | riverwear | heritage | heritage | industry | industry | industrial | industrial | ships | ships | vessels | vessels | shipyards | shipyards | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | deptford | deptford | pallion | pallion | southwick | southwick | sirjameslaingandsons | sirjameslaingandsons | williamdoxfordsons | williamdoxfordsons | williampickersgillsons | williampickersgillsons | wearmouthcolliery | wearmouthcolliery | coalmining | coalmining | collieries | collieries | rivers | rivers | queenalexandrabridge | queenalexandrabridge | railways | railways | coalstaithes | coalstaithes | aerialphotograph | aerialphotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | digitalimage | archives | archives | aerialview | aerialview | shipyard | shipyard | july1959 | july1959 | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | ship | ship | mast | mast | deck | deck | transportation | transportation | development | development | structure | structure | construction | construction | river | river | water | water | land | land | bank | bank | crane | crane | buildings | buildings | wall | wall | roof | roof | window | window | marineengineering | marineengineering | shiprepairing | shiprepairing | dredging | dredging | pier | pier | dock | dock | quay | quay | passage | passage | harbour | harbour | management | management | riverwearcommissioners | riverwearcommissioners | tradition | tradition | cylinder | cylinder | container | container | refelection | refelection | calm | calm | fascinating | fascinating | unusual | unusual | impressive | impressive | interesting | interesting | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | bridge | bridge | road | road | vehicle | vehicle | trasnportation | trasnportation | vegetation | vegetation

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View of Mauch-Chunk (Pennsylvania.)

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northamerica | coalmining | useast | coalchutes | princemaximilianofwied | oreindustry

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Workers Helmet

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Photographs taken of Westoe Colliery before closure 1993, by Les Golding. In March 1993, came the announcement that Westoe Colliery was to be closed and many of the working men there carried out their last shifts on 7th May 1993. Westoe Colliery was situated south of the River Tyne, South Shields and was the last pit on the Tyne. Ref: TWAS:35mm.c3.111 (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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westoecolliery | closure | pit | demolition | coal | workingmen | lesgolding | 1993 | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | southshields | hardhat | coalmining

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Aerial view of the River Wear, 1959

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Aerial view of the shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, July 1959 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/22451), showing Wearmouth Colliery in the foreground. This set of images celebrates the 300th Anniversary of the establishment of the Port of Sunderland. The port authority was constituted in 1717 by Act of Parliament, which appointed the River Wear Commissioners to manage and improve the harbour and river. Since then the port has changed beyond recognition with the construction of piers, docks and quays and the dredging of the River Wear to make it wider and deeper. These developments were vital to the coal trade on which the region?s prosperity depended. The improvement of the river was also essential to the success of shipbuilding in Sunderland as well as allied industries such as marine engineering and ship repairing. These images are a reflection of Sunderland?s proud industrial history. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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Boring for coal at Dudleston

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Elliots Colliery, Elliot's Town, Rhymney Valley, with Phillip's Town in distance

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Trow Rocks

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This is a view of the beach from Trow Rocks, South Shields, c1950s. Reference: 3535/206/27 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | leisure | coast | northeast | southshieldsforeshorepreservingthememories | southshields | c1950s | trowrocks | landscape | water | view | southtynesidecouncil | newleisurecentre | opening | havenpoint | 28october | socialheritage | dailylife | blackandwhitephotograph | foreshore | coastal | seasideresort | industry | industrial | shipbuilding | coalmining | towncentre | riverside | change | transformation | southtynesidelocalstudieslibrary | tyneweararchives | regeneration | archives | localstudies | digitalimage | gathering | people | land | vegetation | sky | grass | soil | cliff | buildings | row | tent | clothes | shirt | trousers | striking | interesting | grain | blur

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The Holiday for all the Family

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This is a Cover of a holiday brochure from 1952 advertising South Shields and Marsden Bay. Reference: DX1377/1/1 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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summer | seaside | holiday | beach | bay | sand | sea | swimwear | beachball | northeast | colourphotograph | digitalimage | socialhistory | ball | illustration | southshieldsforeshorepreservingthememories | holidaybrochure | 1952 | advertising | southshields | marsdenbay | southtynesidecouncil | leisurecentre | havenpoint | foreshore | 1950s | coast | coastal | seasideresort | industrialheritage | abstract | unusual | interesting | shipbuilding | coalmining | change | transformation | development | town | riverside | localarchives | tyneweararchives | southtynesidelocalstudieslibrary | bird | sky | shovel | handle | figure | woman | bathingcostume | chair | seated | standing | man | sail | vessel | shadow | daylight | text | bucket | familyorientated | slope | land | grass | vegetation | water | arm | leg | feet | hand | head | shoulder | face | tourism

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Westoe

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This is a view of Westoe Coal Preparation Plant, South Shields, November 1954. Reference: DT.TUR/4/AG497/4 This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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coast | seaside | sand | sea | industrial | foreshore | coalindustry | northeast | river | bay | westoecolliery | coalmining

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Westoe and the foreshore

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This is an aerial view of Westoe Colliery with foreshore in the background, South Shields, May 1954 Reference: DT.TUR/2/11668C This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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coast | seaside | sand | sea | industrial | foreshore | northeast | river | bay | westoecolliery | aerialphotographs | coalmining

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Westoe and the foreshore

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This is an aerial view of Westoe Colliery with foreshore in the background, South Shields, May 1954. Reference: DT.TUR/2/11668A This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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coast | seaside | sand | sea | industrial | foreshore | north | northeast | river | bay | westoecolliery | aerialphotographs | coalmining

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Southwick Shipyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd

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Aerial view of the Southwick shipyard of Austin & Pickersgill, Sunderland looking down the River Wear, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36078A). This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | shipbuilding | ships | austinpickersgillltd | southwick | southwickshipyard | queenalexandrabridge | wearside | industrial | industry | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | documentation | abstract | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | production | construction | development | structure | aerialphotograph | view | glimpse | river | bank | land | vessel | buildings | road | grain | mark | debris | may1965 | piers | pallion | jlthompsonsons | sirjameslaingsons | glassmaking | industries | coalmining | wearmouthcolliery | riversidecoalstaithes | businesses | infrastructure | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | fascinating | impressive | striking | unusual | bridge | crane | signage | shadow | deck | rail | daylight | blur | pathway | landscape | aerialtouroftheriverwear | transportation | cargo | float | wall | roof | door | shed | ship

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Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland

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Aerial view of the dry docks and ship repairing yard of T.W. Greenwell & Company Ltd, South Dock, Sunderland, March 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28690C). This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | piers | mouthoftheriver | northsea | ships | docks | drydocks | shiprepairing | twgreenwellandcompanyltd | wearside | industrial | industry | blackandwhitephotograph | industrialheritage | greenwellsdrydocks | aerialtouroftheriverwear | dock | ship | aerialview | drydock | repairingyard | yard | southdock | march1962 | pallion | twentiethcentury | shipbuilding | shipyard | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsons | sirjameslaingsons | marineengineering | engineworks | land | borders | buildings | williamdoxfordsons | georgeclark | glassmaking | coalmining | wearmouthcolliery | riversidecoalstaithes | workers | digitalimage | striking | impressive | cylinder | container | road | vehicle | bridge | water | rail | cabin | mast | deck | structure | construction | bank | frame | panel | parts | debris | scratch | trail | wall | roof | doorway | window | row | heavyindustries | tradition | landscape

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North Sands Shipyard and Corporation Quay, Sunderland

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Aerial view of the River Wear showing North Sands shipyard at the bottom of the picture, with the ore carrier 'Lindisfarne' at the Quay. Corporation Quay is at the top of the picture. The image dates from March 1960 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/23956F). This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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The Scooter Boat Lake

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This is a photograph of the Scooter Boat Lake, South Marine Park, South Shields, August 1950. Reference: DT.TUR/2/5197A This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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summer | seaside | holiday | leisure | park | family | fun | entertainment | enjoyment | funfair | northeast | socialhistory | southshieldsforeshorepreservingthememories | recreation | blackandwhitephotograph | fascinating | unusual | scooterboatlake | southmarinepark | southshields | unitedkingdom | opening | southtynesidecouncil | leisurecentre | havenpoint | 28october | dailylife | foreshore | 1950s | coast | seasideresort | industrialheritage | change | transformation | shipbuilding | coalmining | towncentre | riverside | southtynesidelocalstudieslibrary | digitalimage | boat | rope | metal | timber | vent | plate | man | woman | baby | clothes | reflection | families | line | people | standing | waiting | staff | hat | children | daylight | shadow | trees | vegetation | building | post | sign | noticeboard | writing | fence | wire | board | deck | window | door | glass

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Whitburn Colliery and Souter Lighthouse

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This is an aerial view of Whitburn Colliery, with Souter lighthouse in the distance, September 1949. Reference: DT.TUR/2/3499B This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council?s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast. South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change. Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town?s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from. These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/. A Blog on this collection of images can be read here (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images 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

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Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland

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Aerial view of Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland, June 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/29271B). This image also shows the Deptford Shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons on the opposite side of the River. This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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Shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons, Sunderland

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Aerial view of the Deptford Yard of Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Sunderland looking back toward the Wearmouth Bridge, May 1959 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/22174B). You can also see the Gas Works on the right hand side of the picture and Wearmouth Colliery on the opposite side of the River. This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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The North Sands Shipyard, Sunderland

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Aerial view of the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, May 1959 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/22169C). This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as a glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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Looking up the River Wear

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Aerial view looking up the River Wear, with the North Dock in the foreground and the North Sands shipyard in the background, May 1959 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/22167A). This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | northdock | northsandsshipyard | jlthompsonsonsltd | boats | wearside | industrial | industry | industrialheritage | shipbuildingheritage | aerialtouroftheriverwear | dock | northsands | shipyard | may1959 | aerialimage | aerialphotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | glassmaking | coalmining | traditionalheavyindustries | development | change | contstruction | river | water | land | bank | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsons | sirjameslaingsons | marineengineering | williamdoxfordsons | georgeclark | wearmouthcolliery | riverside | coalstaithes | city | debris | fascinating | interesting | unusual | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | chimney | smoke | road | mark | buildings | wall | roof | blur | grain | vessel | vehicle | slope | crane | row | window | door | soil | grass | structure | landscape

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North Dock, Sunderland

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Aerial view of North Dock, Sunderland, June 1957 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/17890D). This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (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 info@twarchives.org.uk.

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riverwear | aerialphotography | sunderland | docks | boats | northdock | wearside | industrial | industry | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | aerialviewoftheriverwear | digitalimage | heavyindustries | city | tradition | change | industries | glassmaking | coalmining | wearmouthcolliery | riverside | coalstaithes | trade | keyindustry | marineengineering | engineworks | williamdoxfordsons | georgeclark | shipyards | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsons | northengland | sirjameslaingsons | shipbuilding | piers | pallion | twentiethcentury | june1957 | cylinder | road | vessel | buildings | fascinating | unusual | soil | vegetation | water | row | rock | stone | mouth | roof | wall | cabin | deck | rail | boundary | vehicle | chimney | window | debris | fence | path | transformation | unitedkingdom | northeastengland | community | daylight

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Aberaman Miners' Training Centre

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