Video:2 Magnificent Roads (1924)

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2 Magnificent New Roads opened 4 1/2 mile Newcastle to Tynemouth coast road, costing £168,000 opened by Minister of Transport
Description:M/S of the Minister of Transport and a crowd of people (including two men in mayor's chains), a ribbon is strung up in front of them, the Minister gives a speech, cuts a ribbon and the crowd applaud. M/S of a fleet of cars driving down one of the new roads. M/S of the cars driving very slowly under a railway bridge, a crowd watches from the roadside, several men, including the Minister, walk in front of the cars. FILM ID:366.11
Location:55.003824, -1.522599 (geo)
Date:01 01 1924
Creator:British Pathé

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