An Early Horse Drawn Omnibus
(Image from "Through Seven Reigns - A History Of Newport Police Force 1836 - 1959")
Aluminium Works On The River Usk In Newport - German Aerial View 1941
Page 15 of a book of aerial views of South Wales 1941. Prepared for German bombing missions or invasion. The book contained four views of Newport: Alexandra South Dock Iron and Steel Works on the River Usk Aluminium Works on the River Usk Machi...
View Of The Alexandra Docks From The Transporter Bridge
Bird's eye view, taken from the Transporter Bridge, of a portion of the Alexandra Docks showing, in front, the company's Ferro-Concrete River Wharf. (Photo from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.)
Constable C. H. Cook, G.M. and Constable E. Wetter, O.B.E.
Constables Cook and Wetter were awarded for gallantry for their efforts to rescue people trapped in the Alexandra Dock Hotel after it received a direct hit from a high explosive bomb on October 9th 1940. (Photos from "Through Seven Reigns, A Histo...
The Alexandra Dock Hotel After Being Struck By A Bomb In 1940
(Text and Photo from "Through Seven Reigns, A History Of The Newport Police Force 1836 - 1959.") THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1939 - 1945 August, 1939, saw the police force energetically preparing to meet the threat of the second world war, which brok...
S.S. Ascania in South Lock Alexandra Dock
Cunard SS "Ascania" (5699 tons net register) being towed into the New Lock, Alexandra South Dock, outward bound after having embarked a large number of passengers. Photo and text from THE NEWPORT CHRISTMAS ANNUAL 1916