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Construction Industry Collection

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Viaduct on the Baltimore & Washington Railroad, c1838. Artist: Henry Adlard

Viaduct on the Baltimore & Washington Railroad, c1838. Artist: Henry Adlard
Viaduct on the Baltimore & Washington Railroad, c1838. Illustration after a painting by William Henry Bartlett (1809-1854) who visited the United States in the 1830s

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Construction of the Temple at Jerusalem by King Solomon, 15th century

Construction of the Temple at Jerusalem by King Solomon, 15th century. Solomon directs proceedings from a balcony. From Les antiquities Judaiques (Antiquities of the Jews)

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Construction of the Needle Eye Bridge over the M1 at Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 1963

Construction of the Needle Eye Bridge over the M1 at Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 1963. During the construction of the M1 in the early 1960s a great number of bridge structures needed to be created

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: William Hobson of Markfield, c1790. Artist: Henry Raeburn

William Hobson of Markfield, c1790. Artist: Henry Raeburn
William Hobson of Markfield, c1790. Painting held at the Victoria And Albert Museum, London. From The Connoisseur Volume LXXX. [The Connoisseur Ltd. London, 1928]

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Columbia from the Capitol, 1866. Creator: George N. Barnard

Columbia from the Capitol, 1866. Creator: George N. Barnard
Columbia from the Capitol, 1866. Albumen print, plate 53 from the album " Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign" (1866)

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Men building the Camden Town Sub-Station, London, 1908

Men building the Camden Town Sub-Station, London, 1908
Men building the Camden Town Sub-Station, 102-116 Arlington Road, London, 1908. Site of an electricity sub-station with workmen and scaffolding

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Putting 46 ton girder in place - Cons. Gas Co's Bldg. 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Putting 46 ton girder in place - Cons. Gas Co's Bldg. 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Putting 46 ton girder in place - Cons. Gas Co's Bldg. 1913. Shows Consolidated Gas Company building, 15th and Irving, New York City

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: workmen loading dromedaries, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: workmen loading dromedaries, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: workmen loading dromedaries, 1869. 'The Engraving on our front page shows one or two groups of the fellahs, or native Egyptian labourers

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: labourers removing earth, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: labourers removing earth, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal [in Egypt]: labourers removing earth, 1869. Workers on that '...great enterprise which now approaches its completion

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The Grosvenor Mansions, Victoria-Street, Westminster, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Grosvenor Mansions, Victoria-Street, Westminster, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Grosvenor Mansions, Victoria-Street, Westminster, [London], 1868. View of an early block of flats. 'The peculiarity of the interior is that the greater part of it, all above the mezzanine floor

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Demolition of the Paris Exhibition Building: the Central Garden, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Demolition of the Paris Exhibition Building: the Central Garden, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Demolition of the Paris Exhibition Building: the Central Garden, 1868. 'The vast oval structure of the Exhibition Palace, and the mimic temples, the elegant pavilions, the cottages ornees

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The Lord Mayor of London laying the Foundation-Stone of the new bridge at Blackfriars, 1865

The Lord Mayor of London laying the Foundation-Stone of the new bridge at Blackfriars, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Lord Mayor of London laying the Foundation-Stone of the new bridge at Blackfriars, 1865. The bridge was designed by Joseph Cubitt. From "Illustrated London News", 1865

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: London Main-Drainage Works: view of the outfall of the Northern Drainage at Barking Creek, 1864

London Main-Drainage Works: view of the outfall of the Northern Drainage at Barking Creek, 1864. Creator: Unknown
London Main-Drainage Works: view of the outfall of the Northern Drainage at Barking Creek, 1864. Illustration of works on...the great northern outfall on the Essex side of the Thames

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The South-Eastern Railway Company's Works on the River: view from Southwark Bridge... 1864

The South-Eastern Railway Company's Works on the River: view from Southwark Bridge... 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The South-Eastern Railway Company's Works on the River: view from Southwark Bridge, looking east, 1864. The Engraving...presents a view of the piles

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Building celebrating the tercentenary of William Shakespeare's birth, ...designed by Messrs

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Barracks for British troops in course of erection at Yokohama...by our special artist in Japan

Barracks for British troops in course of erection at Yokohama...by our special artist in Japan, 1864 Creator: Unknown
Barracks for British troops in course of erection at Yokohama - from a sketch by our special artist in Japan, 1864. We engrave...[a] sketch taken by Mr

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Blowing up the Eastern Arch of the Great Exhibition Building, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Blowing up the Eastern Arch of the Great Exhibition Building, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Blowing up the Eastern Arch of the Great Exhibition Building, [South Kensington, London], 1864. Demolition of an...arch which supported the eastern gable end of the nave of the International

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Building proposed to be erected in the Alexandra-Park, Muswell-Hill, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

Building proposed to be erected in the Alexandra-Park, Muswell-Hill, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
Building proposed to be erected in the Alexandra-Park, Muswell-Hill, 1864. The directors [of the Alexandra Park Company] have entered into a contract with Messrs

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The works of the Metropolitan extension railway in Smithfield, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson

The works of the Metropolitan extension railway in Smithfield, 1864. Creator: Mason Jackson
The works of the Metropolitan extension railway in Smithfield, [London], 1864. View from the bottom of Cow-cross and St. John-street towards the south-west

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Ruins of the Great Exhibition Building of 1862, (1864). Creator: Unknown

Ruins of the Great Exhibition Building of 1862, (1864). Creator: Unknown
Ruins of the Great Exhibition Building of 1862, [London], (1864). Engraving from a sketch...looking in an easterly direction along the Cromwell-road...The grand central entrance appears in

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Conveyor system for transferring bricks: Cleanup day at Traktorostroye, Kharkiv, 1920-1929

Conveyor system for transferring bricks: Cleanup day at Traktorostroye, Kharkiv, 1920-1929. Creator: Unknown
Conveyor system for transferring bricks: Cleanup day at Traktorostroye, Kharkiv, 1920-1929. In the early part of the Stalin era

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Improvements in Calcutta: The Dunkin Bustee, in Chowringhee, 1860. Creator: Unknown

Improvements in Calcutta: The Dunkin Bustee, in Chowringhee, 1860. Creator: Unknown
Improvements in Calcutta: The Dunkin Bustee, in Chowringhee, 1860. Europeans in India. The Calcutta Municipality has commenced clearing the European, quarter of the town from its native inmates

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The Livingstone Expedition in Africa - Dr. Livingstone's station [on] the Kongone River... 1860

The Livingstone Expedition in Africa - Dr. Livingstone's station [on] the Kongone River... 1860. Creator: Unknown
The Livingstone Expedition in Africa - Dr. Livingstone's station at the mouth of the Kongone River, on the Zambezi Delta, 1860. Engraving from a sketch by...T. Baines, Esq

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The New Street on the site of Northumberland House: view from Charing-Cross, 1876. Creator: M. P

The New Street on the site of Northumberland House: view from Charing-Cross, 1876. Creator: M. P
The New Street on the site of Northumberland House: view from Charing-Cross, [London] 1876....view of "Northumberland-avenue

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The Dam in Amsterdam with the new Town Hall under Construction, 1652-1689

The Dam in Amsterdam with the new Town Hall under Construction, 1652-1689. Creator: Jacob van der Ulft (attributed to)
The Dam in Amsterdam with the new Town Hall under Construction, 1652-1689

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Building Site, c.1900. Creator: George Hendrik Breitner

Building Site, c.1900. Creator: George Hendrik Breitner
Building Site, c.1900

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Improvements in Fleet-Street - the Union Bank of London, Temple Bar Branch, 1857. Creator: Unknown

Improvements in Fleet-Street - the Union Bank of London, Temple Bar Branch, 1857. Creator: Unknown
Improvements in Fleet-Street - the Union Bank of London, Temple Bar Branch, 1857. The house on the left, with a narrow but ornamental front, will be occupied by Mr

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The Granite Quarries at Rubislaw, near Aberdeen, 1857. Creator: Unknown

The Granite Quarries at Rubislaw, near Aberdeen, 1857. Creator: Unknown
The Granite Quarries at Rubislaw, near Aberdeen, [Scotland], 1857. The pavement of London, extending through more than 5000 streets, and exceeding 2000 miles in length

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Merchants Transportation Company, Despatch, N.Y. between 1900 and 1920. Creator: Unknown

Merchants Transportation Company, Despatch, N.Y. between 1900 and 1920. Creator: Unknown
Merchants Transportation Company, Despatch, N.Y. between 1900 and 1920

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Times Building under construction, New York, N.Y. ca 1904. Creator: Unknown

Times Building under construction, New York, N.Y. ca 1904. Creator: Unknown
Times Building under construction, New York, N.Y. ca 1904

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Unloading lumber, Saginaw, Mich. between 1900 and 1910. Creator: Unknown

Unloading lumber, Saginaw, Mich. between 1900 and 1910. Creator: Unknown
Unloading lumber, Saginaw, Mich. between 1900 and 1910. "Langell Boys" on freighter

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: New casino, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich. ca 1907. Creator: Unknown

New casino, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich. ca 1907. Creator: Unknown
New casino, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich. ca 1907

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: New casino, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich. ca 1907. Creator: Unknown

New casino, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich. ca 1907. Creator: Unknown
New casino, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Mich. ca 1907

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: New East River bridge (Williamsburg Bridge) from Brooklyn, New York, N.Y. between 1900 and 1906

New East River bridge (Williamsburg Bridge) from Brooklyn, New York, N.Y. between 1900 and 1906. Creator: Unknown
New East River bridge (Williamsburg Bridge) from Brooklyn, New York, N.Y. between 1900 and 1906

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, front view, Walkerville, Canada, between 1900 and 1905

St. Mary's Episcopal Church, front view, Walkerville, Canada, between 1900 and 1905. Creator: Unknown
St. Mary's Episcopal Church, front view, Walkerville, Canada, between 1900 and 1905

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, north west view, Walkerville, Canada, between 1900 and 1905

St. Mary's Episcopal Church, north west view, Walkerville, Canada, between 1900 and 1905. Creator: Unknown
St. Mary's Episcopal Church, north west view, Walkerville, Canada, between 1900 and 1905

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913

Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio, 1913. Collapsed timber buildings

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: District of Columbia Supreme Court Being Remodeled, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing

District of Columbia Supreme Court Being Remodeled, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing
District of Columbia Supreme Court Being Remodeled, 1917

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Food Administration, U.S. Construction of Headquarters Building, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Food Administration, U.S. Construction of Headquarters Building, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Food Administration, U.S. Construction of Headquarters Building, 1917

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio?, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio?, 1913

Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio?, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio?, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Flood Scenes, Dayton, Ohio?, 1913. Collapsed timber buildings

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Temporary Building, Under Construction...Washington, D.C. 1917. Creator: Unknown

Temporary Building, Under Construction...Washington, D.C. 1917. Creator: Unknown
Temporary Building, Under Construction...Washington, D.C. 1917. Built in 1917, For The [First World] War, Washington Monument in Background

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Temporary Building, Under Construction...Washington, D.C. 1917. Creator: Unknown

Temporary Building, Under Construction...Washington, D.C. 1917. Creator: Unknown
Temporary Building, Under Construction...Washington, D.C. 1917. Built in 1917, For The [First World] War, Washington Monument in Background

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Inaugural Stands at Capitol, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Inaugural Stands at Capitol, 1917

Inaugural Stands at Capitol, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Inaugural Stands at Capitol, 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Inaugural Stands at Capitol, 1917. Preparations for the inauguration of Woodrow Wilson as US President - temporary wooden stands

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Inaugural Stands at Capitol, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Inaugural Stands at Capitol, 1913

Inaugural Stands at Capitol, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Inaugural Stands at Capitol, 1913. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Inaugural Stands at Capitol, 1913. Preparations for the inauguration of Woodrow Wilson as US President - temporary wooden stands

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: Votre maison me fait l'effet de devoir... 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier

Votre maison me fait l'effet de devoir... 19th century. Creator: Honore Daumier
Votre maison me fait l'effet de devoir... 19th century. Tenants and Landlords - Your house makes me feel like I have to

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The Canal now being constructed across the Isthmus of Corinth connecting The Gulf of Corinth with

The Canal now being constructed across the Isthmus of Corinth connecting The Gulf of Corinth with Creator: Unknown
From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 42. July to December, 1890

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The laying of the Memorial stone of the New Tower Bridge by the Prince of Wales, 1886

The laying of the Memorial stone of the New Tower Bridge by the Prince of Wales, 1886. Creator: Unknown
The laying of the Memorial stone of the New Tower Bridge by the Prince of Wales, 1886. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper Volume 33. January to June, 1886"

Background imageConstruction Industry Collection: The recent inspection of the Panama Canal works by M De Lesseps, 1886. Creator: Unknown

The recent inspection of the Panama Canal works by M De Lesseps, 1886. Creator: Unknown
The recent inspection of the Panama Canal works by M. De Lesseps - Reception of M De Lesseps in Cathedral Place, Panama, 1886. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper Volume 33



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