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During the construction of the second Tyne vehicle tunnel in 2011 in a backstreet where only pedestrian and cycle tunnel users went, on the shuttering around water tanks, young people from the area used 'graffiti' style methods to tell the story of Jarrow through the ages.

When the tunnel was completed the hoardings disappeared and, sadly, the pictures with them
Tunnel Art
The Venerable Bede is shown first ....
... then Jarrow Colliery...
....many a criminal was left to rot in a gibbet on Jarrow Slake.....
.....The Tyne was famous for its shipyards and these are typical gantry cranes of the South yards.....
...finally the story would not be complete without the Jarrow March to London
The Jarrow March