Metropolitan Railway machine for hoisting up earth

Metropolitan Railway machine for hoisting up earth

The machine was probably used for the construction of the cut-and-cover tunnels of the railway, the first of the London Underground lines; it was working along the Euston Road when sketched

Engraving

Image ID :
2578504
Image type :
Engraving
Published :
1861
Author :
Illustrated London News
Collection :
Source :
Illustrated London News 19 October 1861 ICE Archive Acc No 1657
Credit :
Institution of Civil Engineers
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