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Look back in time: Images of Boro from 1911-1986

The Transporter Bridge was completed in 1911 Photo: North East Film Archive

A film event in Middlesbrough will take a nostalgic look back at the town and its history.

The show - which is part of Middlesbrough's Local History Month - at the Middlesbrough Empire will share footage of the area covering a 70 year period: from the opening of the Transporter Bridge in 1911 to the last ship to be launched from Smiths Dock in 1986.

Credit: North East Film Archive

The event will also include 1933/34 footage of the Tees Newport Bridge in construction and being officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of York, and previously unseen 1930s film of the Co-operative Society in Middlesbrough.

The film spans a 70 year period from 1911 to 1986, when the last ship was launched from Smiths Dock Credit: North East Film Archive