on shore: a 'tombstone' shaped monument

The names, ages and occupations of the men who died during the construction are recorded on this monument which was erected in 2005.

Other jobs recorded include pattern maker, seaman, rivet catcher and railway miner.

https://365project.org/quietpurplehaze/365
A lovely but sobering tribute.
posted September 11th, 2017  
It's great that everyone can now pay their tribute to them.
posted September 11th, 2017  
Wonderful picture.
posted September 11th, 2017  
A lovely tribute
posted September 11th, 2017  
Lovely to have this memorial to the workmen and sad so many died.
posted September 12th, 2017  
So strange it took so long after completion to get erected, no health and safety in those days Hazel life was cheap:)
posted September 12th, 2017  
@pcoulson

Yes, Ray told me that it was expected that men would die in the bridge construction. Imagine a family's joy when a worker secured a job here and then, for some, the terrible outcome.
posted September 12th, 2017  
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