Felling Colliery Management & Officials at there annual dinner in 1921. Ten years later the Pit closed down Felling Co-op on Sunderland Rd in 1920 opposite where Metro Station is today A shop close to Felling High St called Dixon's in 1965 when a large 'Wonderloaf' was 7p in today's money & a pork sandwich 5p
           
An early 1900s image of Felling Tradesmen Association members outside 'Shanid House' home of James McGuinness the department store owner. Also on the pic is R Sisterson front row centre with white hair. Local pits like Wallsend & Hebburn relied on the pumping engine at Friars Goose to drain the coal seams or they'd be flooded. The remains of it are behind Gateshead Stadium One of Gateshead's Trams at the Heworth terminus about 1950 possibly late 40s
           
Felling Pit in 1917. Is that a horse drawn taxi waiting for someone? My late sister Marian Dunn worked in this building in the 1960s possibly 50 yrs after this old photo was taken. A Butchers shop in Bill Quay early 1900. Bet that dog was well fed!
           
Shephards had shops in Jarrow & Hebburn but this one was on Felling High St & dates from 1920 Wardley man W R Clark with his family proudly being photographed outside his Temperance Bar in Coldwell Lane, Felling early 1900s A Gateshead Tram photo going to the 'Teams' . Even in those days advertising brought in extra revenue for companies.