The River Tyne

Today we’re going on a little tour of bridges over the River Tyne, which flows between Newcastle Upon Tyne and Gateshead, England. Seriously, stick with me, there’s some really cool ones to see Starting at the edge of the high-res images to the west of Newcastle, the first bridge we encounter is the Newburn Bridge (1893) which only allows traffic to travel over it one way at a time. Next up (when these pictures were taken) is the Blaydon Bridge (1990) which carries the “longest named road in Britain” – the A1, over the Tyne on its way…

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