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Metro - The Way Ahead

Made in the early days of Metro, "Metro - the Way Ahead", is a look at the preparation that went into bringing the Metro to Tyne and Wear as well as a look a...

9:41am 02 Jun 2015

Thanks to John Stephenson for sharing this great picture.

Photos of Stephenson Railway Museum
In the 1970's I was working in great Lime Road an used to go on my dinner break to see the NCB engines at Backworth, this is one I photographed.

11:29am 01 Jun 2015


First World War wedding fashions

29 May 2015

We have in the Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums costume collection some beautiful wedding outfits from the First World War era. 1914 - TWCMS : D5868.