Old Images of the River Tyne

Old Aerial photo of Newcastle upon Tyne c1929

Step back in time with old images of the River Tyne.

In 1928, aviator Sir Alan Cobham completed a 22,000 mile survey flight. He landed with great fanfare at the mouth of the River Tyne.

There are shots of the crowds on the riverbank, with buildings behind.

Sir Alan Cobham the aviator arrives on the River Tyne after a 22,000 mile survey flight (1928): British Pathé (YouTube)

Old Photos of the River Tyne


More about Tyne & Wear


About the author