A bridge too far

Thanks to sharp-eyed Peter Blackmore of the Runcorn & District Historical Society who has been in touch to point out that a cigarette card commemorating one of Tommy’s bridge dives featured the wrong bridge!

Instead of showing the railway bridge in Runcorn, the card commemorating a dive made in 1889 had an illustration of the Transporter Bridge which didn’t open until eight years after Tommy died. Read more >>>

 

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