'The Willington Dean Viaduct', 1838.
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Coloured lithograph by G Hawkins after J W Carmichael. 'The arches of this viaduct 126 feet span each, consist of three ribs formed of deats with timber framing above. The piers and abutements are of stone- the total length is 1050 feet'. Designed and engineered by John and Benjamin Green, the viaduct was part of the Newcastle, North-Shields & Tynemouth Railway. The viaduct opened in 1838.