Trolleybus heading past Grey's Monument

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When: 01 April 1961

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View of a trolleybus making its way past Grey's Monument towards the Central Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, April 1961 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/26487A).

Tyne & Wear Archives presents a series of images taken by the Newcastle-based photographers Turners Ltd.

The firm had an excellent reputation and was regularly commissioned by local businesses to take photographs of their products and their premises. Turners also sometimes took aerial and street views on their own account and many of those images have survived, giving us a fascinating glimpse of life in the North East of England in the second half of the Twentieth Century.

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    Paul William Llewellyn Jones

    • 03/Feb/2017 13:05:20

    Another fantastic picture posted from you

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    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

    • 03/Feb/2017 13:46:07

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]] Thanks - we're really glad you like them

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    aa_just_thowt

    • 03/Feb/2017 14:54:44

    Oh the Memories! The Post Office, Singer Gazelle, Austin A40, Ford Consul, Austin Cambridge/Morris Oxford, dirty buildings that we didn't recognise as Dirty! Thanks.

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    Andy Millican

    • 03/Feb/2017 20:36:38

    Fantastic stuff !

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    Paul Sproat

    • 04/Feb/2017 08:19:53

    I still find it incredible that beneath the monument was hollowed out to make a Metro Station!

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    Porcy Mane

    • 04/Feb/2017 16:10:37

    Not many roundabouts with such a grand filling. Far better that a sign saying, "Sponsored by (add your own text)".

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    Carlos ZGZ

    • 02/Jun/2017 06:01:00

    Thanks [https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]] for sharing your picture with the group All Free Pictures! I'd like to invite you to participate in the June photo challenge, which is about Architecture. Any picture you post to the group this month with the tag 'architecture' will participate in the challenge. You can also select 2 pictures for the participants' choice, a special challenge where the participants vote for their best pictures using favorites. If you are interested you can find all the info in this discussion. Have a great day!