Footage of the new bridge in Newcastle-on-Tyne which is nearing completion.
Item title reads - Marvellous new railway bridge aptly described "the steel arched hand of Newcastle stretching across Father Tyne to grasp Gateshead's outstretched hand" is rapidly approaching completion. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyneside.
L/S as the camera pans across the two halves of the bridge under construction. Various shots as it pans down the structure and up again. M/S of a man climbing down one of the girders. M/S pan across the sections.
Note: there is another shorter item with the same title which also shows the bridge under construction in G 1469 on *PM0712*