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Metropolitan Railway machine for hoisting up earth

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Metropolitan Railway machine for hoisting up earth

Engraving
1861

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.

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Reference
ID305
Image type
Published
1861
Author
Illustrated London News
Collection

Copyright

Source
Illustrated London News 19 October 1861 ICE Archive Acc No 1657
Credit
Institution of Civil Engineers

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