Construction of the Metropolitan and District Railway

Construction of the Metropolitan and District Railway

A view of the construction site at Craven Hill, Paddington; the triangular wooden structures are windlasses - a system of windlass and buckets was used to remove the spoil from the tunnelling works.

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Image ID :
2578496
Image type :
Photograph
Published :
1866
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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