RSS Feed for 23september1903 https://solvonauts.org/%3Faction%3Drss_search%26term%3D23september1903 RSS Feed for 23september1903 Laying a 45 ton block on Roker Pier, 1895 Laying a 45 ton block on Roker Pier, 1895 http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5633/21301911288_9e0e8c8e18_b.jpg http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5633/21301911288_9e0e8c8e18_b.jpg Progress at Roker Pier, 1889 Progress at Roker Pier, 1889 http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5617/21301911208_d294ffdb7b_b.jpg http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5617/21301911208_d294ffdb7b_b.jpg The 43rd length in place on Roker Pier, 1891 The 43rd length in place on Roker Pier, 1891 http://farm1.staticflickr.com/671/21301911148_b33e93e7b2_b.jpg http://farm1.staticflickr.com/671/21301911148_b33e93e7b2_b.jpg Laying a 45 ton block on Roker Pier, 1895 View of a 45 ton block being laid on Roker Pier during the visit of the Channel Fleet to Sunderland 10 September 1895 TWAM ref 3768 8 The Sunderland Daily Echo reported that on 10 September 1895 Admiral Lord Walter Kerr in the presence of his staff members of the River Wear Commission and many influential gentleman laid a 45 ton block in the new Pier This set of images relates to Roker Pier Sunderland and is taken from a scrapbook kept by Henry Hay Wake chief engineer to the River Wear Commission Henry Wake designed Roker Pier and also oversaw its construction from beginning to end The Pier s foundation stone was laid in September 1885 and it was formally opened on 23 September 1903 The Pier is 2 800 feet long and was built of Aberdeen granite and concrete cement at a total cost of 290 000 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 https://www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/21301911288/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/21301911288/ Progress at Roker Pier, 1889 View of Roker Pier under construction showing progress by May 1889 TWAM ref 3768 8 This shows the railway tracks used by wagons to transport the granite and concrete blocks used in the construction of the Pier This set of images relates to Roker Pier Sunderland and is taken from a scrapbook kept by Henry Hay Wake chief engineer to the River Wear Commission Henry Wake designed Roker Pier and also oversaw its construction from beginning to end The Pier s foundation stone was laid in September 1885 and it was formally opened on 23 September 1903 The Pier is 2 800 feet long and was built of Aberdeen granite and concrete cement at a total cost of 290 000 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 https://www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/21301911208/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/21301911208/ The 43rd length in place on Roker Pier, 1891 The 43rd length in place on Roker Pier 11 August 1891 TWAM ref 3768 8 The image shows Henry Hay Wake with his children and workers of the River Wear Commission This set of images relates to Roker Pier Sunderland and is taken from a scrapbook kept by Henry Hay Wake chief engineer to the River Wear Commission Henry Wake designed Roker Pier and also oversaw its construction from beginning to end The Pier s foundation stone was laid in September 1885 and it was formally opened on 23 September 1903 The Pier is 2 800 feet long and was built of Aberdeen granite and concrete cement at a total cost of 290 000 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 https://www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/21301911148/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/21301911148/