'The New Swing Bridge, Newcastle-on-Tyne (No 2)', c 1876.
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Lithograph, published by A Reid, Newcastle upon Tyne. Designed and built by Armstrong Whitworth & Company, the Swing Bridge over the River Tyne at Newcastle was the largest bridge of its type in the world when it opened in 1876. The construction of the bridge took eight years.