Horse Tram in Market Place

Horse Tram in Market Place

Image Details

Title Horse Tram in Market Place
Reference Number STH0001853
Photographer Unknown
Town or Village South Shields
Date c1900s
Original Format Black and white photograph
Period Edwardian (1901-1910)
Copyright South Tyneside Libraries
Further Information This picture shows two horse-drawn trams passing each other in the
Market Square.  The nearest and visible tram is en route from the
Pier Head to Tyne Dock.  The Tram Hotel is on the right. Crofton's Store, on the corner of King Street and the Market Square is behind the tram.  Crofton's and the Market Square suffered heavy bombing in World War Two.