Construction of the Metropolitan and District Railway

Construction of the Metropolitan and District Railway

Kensington Station under construction, showing the method of erecting the arched metal roof. A central tower of timber scaffolding was also used at other stations, including Gloucester Road and Bayswater, to aid the assembly of the ribs of the roof.

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Image ID :
2578491
Image type :
Photograph
Published :
c.1866-67
Author :
Flather, H.
Source :
M866METPCM Photographs of the construction of the Metropolitan District Railway, 1866-68
Credit :
Institution of Civil Engineers
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