A horse drawn Tram at South Shields Pier Head in about 1900

An overturned boat in Tyne Dock early 1900s with men trying to organise righting it again.

The Gas Board's 'Chessington' at the coal staiths in Shields.

Marsden Grotto's beer being delivered in the days before the 'Lift' was installed

Marsden Village was just yards north of Souter Lighthouse but today there is no sign it ever existed

A well known Garage in Shield's is Selwoods. Here is there Garage in Sunderland Rd in 1933

Shields Market place with the top of King St in view early 1900s. Crofton's was bombed during WW2 as was the Market Place.

Todays children shop for playstations, MP3 players. What were these kids ogling in the Wapping St shop window in 1923

Union Lane just off Wapping St down by the Tyne in 1890.

Commercial Rd ie the low road into Shields in the 1950s

Westoe Collieries coal washing plant to grade & remove stones & debris in 1964.

The old Willie Wouldhave Pub in Shields named after the man who invented the Lifeboat