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Dunston Power Station

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Dunston Power Station on the south bank of the Tyne, depicted on a remarkable 42 ft long model of Tyneside, made in 1929, on display at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle. Part of the Elswick Works of Armstrong Whitworth can be seen on the north bank

1910 The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Electric Supply Co opened Dunston Power Station to supply the area south of the River Tyne.

1911 A series of articles was published in The Engineer about the power station. Read them using the links below;

1933 Dunston B station opened

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