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Sunrise over the stone piers of tynemouth near Newcastle. This massive stone breakwater extends from the foot of the Priory some 1000 yards (metres) out to sea, protecting the northern flank of the mouth of the Tyne. It has a broad walkway on top, popular with Sunday strollers. On the lee side is a lower level rail track, formerly used by trains and cranes for loading ships. At the seaward end is a light-house. The pier's construction took over 40 years (18541895. There is corrosponding pier at south shields.

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  • Copyright: Arun Iyer (Aruns) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 11 W: 0 N: 37] (145)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2005-12-10
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/3.5
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-05-13 4:28
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