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April 6, 2009

‘British Dismantled by Themselves’

‘Economic World War Ends’ (Heavy Industry on Tyneside)

Swan Hunter crane used to dismantle nearby crane for shipping by barge to India. This image is heavy with symbolism. Shocking in UK is the extreme contrast in wealth in close neighbouring proximity. (West Wittering and East Wittering)(Southampton and Cunard)
According to the CIA the UK one of the wealthiest in the world 20% 1 in 5 live in poverty.

Ebb and Flow of Industry since Iron Age shown in Segedunum Roman Fort museum on film just behind Swan Hunter building. This is the symbolical end of heavy industry on Tyneside. Cycle from the DFDS terminal at North Shields.

Nearby is the roman fort Wallsend (Segedunum) ‘Strong Fort’