Albert Park – Opening of the Transporter Bridge, with Hugh Bell, Preston Kitchen and Prince Arthur (October 1911)

This photo is of the Prince Arthur of Connaught’s visit to Albert Park, taken on 17th October 1911 – the date of the Transporter Bridge’s opening.

From left to right, Sir Hugh Bell (the Mayor of Middlesbrough), Prince Arthur of Connaught, Preston Kitchen (the town clerk wearing a wig), and Lady Bell in the centre. Identity of the others are unknown.

Albert Park - Showing Hugh Bell - Prince Arthur Preston Kitchen, 17th October 1911 - Date of the Opening of the Transporter Bridge - Dennis Wompra

Photo courtesy of Dennis Wompra

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