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Hearse, George S.:  The Tramways of Jarrow & South Shields
Book Number: 6623
by the Author United Kingdom 1971  price clipped 147 pages b/w photos - South Shields tramway started like most other's as a horse-drawn tram service, the first recorded link was the route that linked Tyne Dock with the Pier Head on the seafront in 1883, the track was owned by the South Shields Corporation and leased out to the South Shields Tramways Co. which soon collapsed After the collapse of the South Shields Tramway Co, South Shields was without trams for nearly 18 months then in 1887 the South Shields Tramways and Carriage Co Ltd was formed taking over with a 14 year lease on the existing track. This company was then taken over in 1899 by the British Electric Traction Company, which also owned the Jarrow & District Tramway Company in the neighbouring town. 
Price: $54.00

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