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Aerial view of the River Wear, 1948 Aerial view of the River Wear, 1948

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Aerial view of the River Wear Aerial view of the River Wear

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industry | industry | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | aerialview | aerialview | vessel | vessel | historic | historic | riverwear | riverwear | cranes | cranes | shipyard | shipyard | shipping | shipping | tugboats | tugboats | sunderland | sunderland | monkwearmouth | monkwearmouth | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | wearside | wearside | northeastengland | northeastengland | fidias | fidias | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | northsands | northsands | bishopwearmouth | bishopwearmouth | manorquay | manorquay | obocarrier | obocarrier | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | nordicchieftain | nordicchieftain | naesscrusader | naesscrusader | fittingoutquay | fittingoutquay

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Aerial view of the North Sands shipyard, 1973 Aerial view of the North Sands shipyard, 1973

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Dredging in progress at Folly End, Sunderland Dredging in progress at Folly End, Sunderland

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Aerial view of the River Wear, 1973

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Aerial view of the River Wear showing ?Naess Crusader? nearing completion at the fitting out quay (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/61775B), June 1973. These photographs were taken by the Newcastle-based firm Turners (Photography) Ltd. They celebrate the construction of the OBO (oil/bulk/ore) carrier ?Naess Crusader?, covering the early stages in January 1972 through her launch on 21 December 1972 to her completion and sea trials in July 1973. ?Naess Crusader? and her sister ship ?Nordic Chieftain? were built by Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd at the firm?s North Sands Shipyard for Anglo Eastern Bulkships Ltd. They were the largest ships ever built on the River Wear. The memory of ?Naess Crusader? is integral to the Sunderland Keel Line, a new public artwork, opened in 2015, which celebrates the City?s shipbuilding heritage. The Keel Line is 291.7 metres long and that distance was chosen because it represents the full length of ?Naess Crusader?. This album is a reminder of Sunderland?s proud industrial heritage and a tribute to the skill and dedication of her shipyard workers. (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.

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sunderland | shipbuilding | riverwear | northsandssunderland | naesscrusader | manorquay | fittingoutquay | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | shipyard | industry | industrial | construction | obocarrier | shipping | historic | interesting | wearside | northeastengland | ship | vessel | cranes | nordicchieftain | monkwearmouth | bishopwearmouth | piers | wearmouthbridge

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Wearmouth Colliery

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Wearmouth Colliery, November 1993. The photograph was taken in the last week of production at Wearmouth Colliery before closure. Photographer: Les Golding To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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wearmouthcolliery | 1993 | lesgolding | closure | tyneandweararcivesandmuseums | twam | northeast | sunderland | tyneandwear | wearmouth | soundhorn | november1993 | blackandwhitephotograph | industry | archives | industrialheritage | northeastofengland | excavating | mining | mine | photographer | digitalimage | sky | land | road | building | entrance | signage | letters | cylinder | vegetation | bricks | bridge | stairs | stones | soil | debris | post | fence | rail | buildings | roof | wall | doorway | window | cloud | puddle | water | track | tread | mark | unusual | fascinating | interesting | stark | barren | grain | colliery | underground | tunnels | landscape | monkwearmouth | england | unitedkingdom

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Caged Miners

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Miners in the cage ready for their descent. The cage had 3 tiers, but one has already gone under. The photograph was taken in the last week of production at Wearmouth Colliery before closure. Photographer: Les Golding, November 1993. Ref: colliery6 To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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Aerial view of the River Wear, 1964

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Aerial view along the Wear from the, September 1964 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/34548A). 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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Aerial view of the River Wear, 1948

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Aerial view of the River Wear in May 1948 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/1484H). It was a busy river back then as reflected by the ships being built and fitted out. 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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Aerial view along the River Wear, 1965

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Aerial view of the River Wear, 1964

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portofsunderland | sunderland | riverwear | wearmouthbridge | industrial | industry | ships | vessels | quays | shipyards | monkwearmouth | bishopwearmouth | wearside | northeastengland | rivers | docks | piers | aerialphotograph | harbour | northsands | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | unitedkingdom | aerialview | wear | river | bridge | bank | land | city | buildings | street | opening | crossing | passage | september1964 | port | pier | dock | quay | developments | construction | structure | coaltrade | tradition | shipbuildingheritage | marineengineering | shiprepairing | shadow | vessel | calm | fascinating | interesting | unusual | crane | vehicle | transportation | economy | business | daylight | cylinder | frame | tynewear

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Aerial view along the River Wear, 1965

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Aerial view along the River Wear, showing the North Sands shipyard in the foreground, June 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36311A). 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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Peter Taylor, coppersmith, arrested for stealing from his employers Peter Taylor, coppersmith, arrested for stealing from his employers

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Aerial view of the North Sands shipyard, 1973

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Aerial view of the North Sands shipyard, Sunderland, showing ?Naess Crusader? nearing completion at Manor Quay and 'Nordic Chieftain' under construction beside her (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/61775D), June 1973. These photographs were taken by the Newcastle-based firm Turners (Photography) Ltd. They celebrate the construction of the OBO (oil/bulk/ore) carrier ?Naess Crusader?, covering the early stages in January 1972 through her launch on 21 December 1972 to her completion and sea trials in July 1973. ?Naess Crusader? and her sister ship ?Nordic Chieftain? were built by Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd at the firm?s North Sands Shipyard for Anglo Eastern Bulkships Ltd. They were the largest ships ever built on the River Wear. The memory of ?Naess Crusader? is integral to the Sunderland Keel Line, a new public artwork, opened in 2015, which celebrates the City?s shipbuilding heritage. The Keel Line is 291.7 metres long and that distance was chosen because it represents the full length of ?Naess Crusader?. This album is a reminder of Sunderland?s proud industrial heritage and a tribute to the skill and dedication of her shipyard workers. (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.

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sunderland | shipbuilding | riverwear | northsandssunderland | naesscrusader | manorquay | fittingoutquay | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | shipyard | industry | industrial | construction | obocarrier | shipping | historic | interesting | wearside | northeastengland | ship | vessel | cranes | nordicchieftain | monkwearmouth | bishopwearmouth | docks | shipbuildingheritage | digitalimage | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | largestship | aerialphotograph | northsandsshipyard | june1973 | development | buildings | turnersphotographyltd | water | land | vegetation | road | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | sunderlandkeelline | 2015 | 2917metreslong | oil | bulk | ore | cargo | sea | river | entrance | cylinder | deck | rail | unusual | fascinating | shadow | daylight | bank | wall | roof | window | machine | mechanical

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Aerial view of the River Wear

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Aerial view of ?Naess Crusader? at Manor Quay, Sunderland as a ship is towed past, 4 March 1973 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/61267B). The image also shows her sister ship 'Nordic Chieftain' under construction at the North Sands shipyard. The vessel under tow has been identified as 'Fidias' (launched at the Deptford yard, Sunderland on 18 December 1972) by Anthony Renton of Sunderland Tugs and Shipbuilding in pictures. For a different view of this scene see www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/24965003922/in/album-72157.... These photographs were taken by the Newcastle-based firm Turners (Photography) Ltd. They celebrate the construction of the OBO (oil/bulk/ore) carrier ?Naess Crusader?, covering the early stages in January 1972 through her launch on 21 December 1972 to her completion and sea trials in July 1973. ?Naess Crusader? and her sister ship ?Nordic Chieftain? were built by Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd at the firm?s North Sands Shipyard for Anglo Eastern Bulkships Ltd. They were the largest ships ever built on the River Wear. The memory of ?Naess Crusader? is integral to the Sunderland Keel Line, a new public artwork, opened in 2015, which celebrates the City?s shipbuilding heritage. The Keel Line is 291.7 metres long and that distance was chosen because it represents the full length of ?Naess Crusader?. This album is a reminder of Sunderland?s proud industrial heritage and a tribute to the skill and dedication of her shipyard workers. (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.

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sunderland | shipbuilding | riverwear | northsandssunderland | naesscrusader | manorquay | fittingoutquay | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | shipyard | industry | industrial | construction | obocarrier | shipping | historic | interesting | wearside | northeastengland | ship | vessel | cranes | nordicchieftain | northsands | monkwearmouth | bishopwearmouth | tugboats | fidias | aerialview

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Two Miners - Wearmouth Colliery

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This photograph was taken in the last week of production at Wearmouth Colliery before closure in November 1993. Here are two miners. On the right is Tommy Reay - Colliery Banksman. Photographer: Les Golding To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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wearmouthcolliery | 1993 | lesgolding | closure | tyneandweararcivesandmuseums | twam | northeast | sunderland | tyneandwear | wearmouth | mine | mines | miner

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Mine Worker - Wearmouth Colliery

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One of the men working in the mines at Wearmouth Colliery. The photograph was taken in the last week of production at Wearmouth Colliery before closure. Photographer: Les Golding, November 1993. To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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wearmouthcolliery | 1993 | lesgolding | closure | tyneandweararcivesandmuseums | twam | northeast | sunderland | tyneandwear | wearmouth | mine | mines | mineworker

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Wearmouth Colliery - Blacksmith

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Ken Hardy foreman Blacksmith at Wearmouth Colliery. The photograph was taken in the last week of production at Wearmouth Colliery before closure. Photographer: Les Golding, November 1993. To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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wearmouthcolliery | 1993 | lesgolding | closure | tyneandweararcivesandmuseums | twam | northeast | sunderland | tyneandwear | wearmouth | blacksmith | foreman

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Lamp Room - Wearmouth Colliery

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Miner in the lamp room at Wearmouth Colliery. The photograph was taken in the last week of production at Wearmouth Colliery before closure. Photographer: Les Golding, November 1993. To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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miner | lamproom | wearmouthcolliery | 1993 | lesgolding | closure | tyneandweararcivesandmuseums | twam | northeast | sunderland | tyneandwear | wearmouth

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Wearmouth Colliery Miners

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A group of miners sharing a joke at Wearmouth Colliery on the last week of production before closure. Photographer: Les Golding, November 1993. To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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miners | workers | wearmouthcolliery | 1993 | lesgolding | closure | tyneandweararcivesandmuseums | twam | northeast | sunderland | tyneandwear | wearmouth

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Going Home - Wearmouth Colliery

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A worker on his last journey from Wearmouth Colliery after closure in November 1993. The photograph was taken in the last week of production at Wearmouth Colliery before closure. Photographer: Les Golding To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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wearmouthcolliery | 1993 | lesgolding | closure | tyneandweararcivesandmuseums | twam | northeast | sunderland | tyneandwear | wearmouth | home | worker

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Hometime - Wearmouth Colliery

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Going home for the last time. A worker leaving Wearmouth Colliery after closure. Photographer: Les Golding, November 1993. To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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wearmouthcolliery | 1993 | lesgolding | closure | tyneandweararcivesandmuseums | twam | northeast | sunderland | tyneandwear | wearmouth | worker | home

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Wearmouth Colliery - Coal Staithes

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Coal Staithes at Wearmouth Colliery, 1994. Photographer: Les Golding To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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coalstaithes | wearmouthcolliery | 1993 | lesgolding | closure | tyneandweararcivesandmuseums | twam | northeast | sunderland | tyneandwear | wearmouth

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Wearmouth Colliery - Demolition

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View of Wearmouth Colliery as demolition work is being carried out. Looking west towards the Alexandra Bridge with Coles Cranes factory on opposite side of the river. Photographer: Les Golding To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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demolition | wearmouthcolliery | 1993 | lesgolding | closure | tyneandweararcivesandmuseums | twam | northeast | sunderland | tyneandwear | wearmouth | alexandrabridge | coles | cranes | factory

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Demolition - Wearmouth Colliery

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Demolition work in progress at Wearmouth Colliery. Photographer: Les Golding To see the full set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627338934894/wit... (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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