River Hull Archive #20 1980

Open Bridges: A River Full Of Stories

Welcome to the 20th of our weekly selection of photographs from the HDM archive, 1980, Gillian Knight & Walia, and Myton Bridge was under construction.

Click on an image to see the full picture and scroll along.

If you have anything that you’d like to share about the photographs please click here to get in touch.

Thanks again to Angus Young.  All photographs used with permission. We’ve digitised and processed the original photographs, restoring them where possible.

Visit the River Full Of Stories memory page here for more stories, films and photographs.

Rich & Lou Duffy-Howard

Open Bridges made history when for the first time all 13 of the bridges over the River Hull in the UK’s City of Culture 2017 raised, swung or closed simultaneously splitting the city of Hull in two at 20:17 hours on 22nd September 2017.  Historic vessels sailed down the River to be met by 21st century tugs.

Open Bridges is an independent not for profit Hull/East Yorkshire based project.

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