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Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: St. Pancras. A terminus of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, 1935. Creator: Unknown

St. Pancras. A terminus of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, 1935. Creator: Unknown
St. Pancras. A terminus of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, 1935. From " Railway Wonders of the World, Vol. 1". [The Amalgamated Press Limited, London, 1935]

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Cornish Riviera Express drawn by a King class locomotive, 1935-36

The Cornish Riviera Express drawn by a King class locomotive, 1935-36
The " Cornish Riviera Express" drawn by a " King" class locomotive between Dawlish and Teignmouth (Devon), 1935-36. From " Railway Wonders of the World, Vol. 2"

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Bldg.[i.e., Building] Tunkhannock Viaduct [Martin's Creek Viaduct], 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Bldg.[i.e., Building] Tunkhannock Viaduct [Martin's Creek Viaduct], 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Bldg.[i.e., Building] Tunkhannock Viaduct [Martin's Creek Viaduct], 1913. Shows the Martin's Creek Viaduct in Kingsley, Pennsylvania (also known as the Kingsley Bridge)

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Tarrytown -- Rockefeller's Fountain Rock, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Tarrytown -- Rockefeller's Fountain Rock, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Tarrytown -- Rockefeller's Fountain Rock, 1914. Shows 250 ton stone for John D. Rockefeller's fountain, being moved, Tarrytown, New York.

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Works in the bed of the Regent's Park Lake, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Works in the bed of the Regent's Park Lake, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Works in the bed of the Regent's Park Lake, [London], 1868. '...at the bidding of Lord John Manners, the emptied bed of the Regent's Park ornamental water presented a hideous spectacle to the eyes of

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Works of the Midland Railway Terminus, Euston-Road, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Works of the Midland Railway Terminus, Euston-Road, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Works of the Midland Railway Terminus, Euston-Road, 1868. Construction of the new St Pancras Station in London. 'Half Somers Town was demolished...The Metropolitan tunnel of the Midland Railway will

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The new overland route to India: Mont Cenis Railway - St. Michel, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The new overland route to India: Mont Cenis Railway - St. Michel, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India: Mont Cenis Railway - St. Michel, 1869. 'St. Michel...is the point where the French railway through Savoy (now belonging to the Paris, Lyons)

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The new overland route to India: Mont Cenis Railway - ascent from Lanslebourg, 1869

The new overland route to India: Mont Cenis Railway - ascent from Lanslebourg, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India: Mont Cenis Railway - ascent from Lanslebourg, 1869. 'The ascent from Lanslebourg to the top of the pass is a zigzag up the side of the mountain

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The new overland route to India: Modane, at the north end of the tunnel under Mont Cenis, 1869

The new overland route to India: Modane, at the north end of the tunnel under Mont Cenis, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India: Modane [in France], at the north end of the tunnel under Mont Cenis, 1869. 'The village of Modane, on the Savoy side of the mountains...is the first station upon Mr

The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps:...working galleries, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: amalgamation of the second and third working galleries, 1869

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine..., 1869

The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine..., 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine in the tunnel, 1869. 'The Sardinian Government then appointed M. Maus, a Belgian engineer, and M

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine..., 1869

The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine..., 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India and the railway tunnel of the Alps: boring-machine in the second working gallery, 1869. 'An English engineer, Mr

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Isthmus of Suez Maritime Canal: the cutting near Chalouf, [Egypt], 1869. 'The Chalouf cutting, which is situated near the south-eastern extremity of the Bitter Lakes

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The new overland route to India: the tunnel railway tunnel under Mont Cenis - south end...,1869

The new overland route to India: the tunnel railway tunnel under Mont Cenis - south end...,1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India: the tunnel railway tunnel under Mont Cenis - south end, at Bardonneche,1869. '...Bardonneche [Bardonecchia], in the Piedmontese valley of the Dora

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The new overland route to India: the railway over the Alps - summit of Mont Cenis and lake, 1869

The new overland route to India: the railway over the Alps - summit of Mont Cenis and lake, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The new overland route to India: the railway over the Alps - summit of Mont Cenis and lake, 1869. A '...view of the summit of Mont Cenis, with the hospice and lake

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Mont Cenis road and intended railway from St. Michel to Susa,...Modane to Bardonneche, 1869

The Mont Cenis road and intended railway from St. Michel to Susa,...Modane to Bardonneche, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Mont Cenis road and intended railway from St. Michel to Susa, with the railway tunnel from Modane to Bardonneche, 1869

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Pneumatic Despatch Tube: the Holborn end of the Tube on the opening day, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Pneumatic Despatch Tube: the Holborn end of the Tube on the opening day, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Pneumatic Despatch Tube: the Holborn end of the Tube on the opening day, 1865. Inauguration of a 'conveyance by atmospheric propulsion through a tube'

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: Castle Campbell, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: Castle Campbell, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: Castle Campbell, 1869. 'At the head of the glen, and crowning what appears an almost inaccessible rock, stands the fine old ruin of Castle Gloom

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Bremer Railway Bridge near Ipswich, Queensland, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson

The Bremer Railway Bridge near Ipswich, Queensland, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Bremer Railway Bridge near Ipswich, Queensland, [Australia], 1868. 'The successful opening of the railway from Ipswich to Toowoomba will have a great influence in promoting the prosperity of

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The 'Limited' leaving Oakune (sic), North Island main trunk railway, N.Z., 1920s

The "Limited" leaving Oakune (sic), North Island main trunk railway, N.Z., 1920s. Creator: Harry Moult
The "Limited" leaving Oakune (sic), North Island main trunk railway, N.Z.. From the album: Record Pictures of New Zealand, 1920s.

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Disaster on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway: the reversing station, Bhore Ghaut, 1869

The Disaster on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway: the reversing station, Bhore Ghaut, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Disaster on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway: the reversing station, Bhore Ghaut, 1869. Fatal accident of the '...mail-train from Poonah to Bombay

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Disaster on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway: scene of the accident, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Disaster on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway: scene of the accident, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Disaster on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway: scene of the accident, 1869. Fatal accident of the '...mail-train from Poonah to Bombay

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Central Pacific Railway, North America: Long Ravine Bridge, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Central Pacific Railway, North America: Long Ravine Bridge, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Central Pacific Railway, North America: Long Ravine Bridge, 1868. 'The chief links in the vast system of railway communication

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: pier and landing-place at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: pier and landing-place at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: pier and landing-place at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Engraving from a photograph by Captain Pottinger, Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: the Rumbling Brig, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: the Rumbling Brig, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: the Rumbling Brig, 1869. 'The whole course of the river Devon is interesting; but undoubtedly the most romantic

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: near Dollar, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: near Dollar, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: near Dollar, 1869. 'Dollar, where the railway for the present terminates, is a village prettily situated at the entrance to the Castle Campbell Glen...Not far

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Central Pacific Railway, North America: Donner Lake, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Central Pacific Railway, North America: Donner Lake, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Central Pacific Railway, North America: Donner Lake, 1868. 'The chief links in the vast system of railway communication

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: gorge in the Burn of Care, Castle Campbell, 1869

The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: gorge in the Burn of Care, Castle Campbell, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Devon Valley Railway in Scotland: gorge in the Burn of Care, Castle Campbell, 1869. 'Many of the clefts or ravines in the Ochils, where the mountain-burns descend to the plain below

The Abyssinian Expedition: a sketch on the shore at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Creator: C. R
The Abyssinian Expedition: a sketch on the shore at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Captain F. F. Atkinson, of the 45th Regiment (British Army)

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: ''The 1948 London Olympic Games' - back cover, 1948. Creator: Unknown

''The 1948 London Olympic Games" - back cover, 1948. Creator: Unknown
''The 1948 London Olympic Games" - back cover, 1948. Souvenir booklet for visitors to the Olympic Games, showing a map of the area to the west of London with railway and underground lines, stations

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Scene of the railway accident at Swansea, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Scene of the railway accident at Swansea, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Scene of the railway accident at Swansea, [south Wales], 1865. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. Gulliver. 'The accident which happened...close to the Swansea terminus of the Vale of Neath Railway

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: New works on the Metropolitan Railway: entrance to the Clerkenwell Tunnel, 1868. Creator: Unknown

New works on the Metropolitan Railway: entrance to the Clerkenwell Tunnel, 1868. Creator: Unknown
New works on the Metropolitan Railway: entrance to the Clerkenwell Tunnel, 1868. 'This section...is to be used jointly by the Metropolitan, the Great Western, Midland, Great Northern, and London

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Railway bridge and viaduct at Runcorn, 1869. Creator: Unknown

Railway bridge and viaduct at Runcorn, 1869. Creator: Unknown
Railway bridge and viaduct at Runcorn, 1869. 'The great viaduct and bridge over the Mersey at Runcorn, which has been constructed by the London

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Lattice iron viaduct at the Ruisseau d'Alma, junction of the Montlucon and Limoges Railway, 1868

Lattice iron viaduct at the Ruisseau d'Alma, junction of the Montlucon and Limoges Railway, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Lattice iron viaduct at the Ruisseau d'Alma, junction of the Montlucon and Limoges Railway, 1868. 'This is one of the largest of the engineering works in iron yet completed in France

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Junction of the St. John's Wood and Metropolitan Railways at Baker-Street, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Junction of the St. John's Wood and Metropolitan Railways at Baker-Street, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Junction of the St. John's Wood and Metropolitan Railways at Baker-Street, [London], 1868. View giving '...a notion of the position of the cutting of the archway beneath the Marylebone-road

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Locomotive engine, with horizontal extra wheels, for the Mont Cenis Railway, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Locomotive engine, with horizontal extra wheels, for the Mont Cenis Railway, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Locomotive engine, with horizontal extra wheels, for the Mont Cenis Railway, 1868. Railway over the Alps. 'The entire length of this line, from St

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Grand River Railway-Bridge, Mauritius, destroyed by the late hurricane, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Grand River Railway-Bridge, Mauritius, destroyed by the late hurricane, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Grand River Railway-Bridge, Mauritius, destroyed by the late hurricane, 1868. 'The hurricane blew down two sections (each weighing 124 tons) of the railway bridge over Grand River

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Aspinwall, Central America: the train starting for Panama, 1865. Creator: Unknown

Aspinwall, Central America: the train starting for Panama, 1865. Creator: Unknown
Aspinwall, Central America: the train starting for Panama, 1865. The seaport town of Aspinwall, on the coast of New Granada, in the Gulf of Mexico

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Bldg. [i.e., Building] Tunkhannock Viaduct, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Bldg. [i.e., Building] Tunkhannock Viaduct, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Bldg. [i.e., Building] Tunkhannock Viaduct, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Abyssinia, showing the route of the British forces, 1868. Creator: John Dower

Abyssinia, showing the route of the British forces, 1868. Creator: John Dower
Abyssinia, showing the route of the British forces, 1868. 'A map of Abyssinia, showing the whole route of the British army, under General Sir Robert Napier, from its landing-place at Zulla

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: junction of the Midland, Great Northern, and Metropolitan Railways at King's-Cross, 1868

junction of the Midland, Great Northern, and Metropolitan Railways at King's-Cross, 1868. Creator: Unknown
New works on the Metropolitan Railway: junction of the Midland, Great Northern, and Metropolitan Railways at King's-Cross, 1868

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Wreck of '20th C.', between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Wreck of "20th C.", between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Wreck of "20th C.", between c1910 and c1915

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Remains of wrecked '20th C.' [train], 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Remains of wrecked "20th C." [train], 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Remains of wrecked "20th C." [train], 1912. Shows passengers and crew outside of one of the rail cars of the Twentieth Century Limited at Hyde Park

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Edison Storage Battery Train, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Edison Storage Battery Train, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Edison Storage Battery Train, 1912

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: Mexico - special train sent for body of De Las Rias, between c1910 and c1915

Mexico - special train sent for body of De Las Rias, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mexico - special train sent for body of De Las Rias, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The new High-Level Station at the Crystal Palace, 1865. Creator: T Sulman

The new High-Level Station at the Crystal Palace, 1865. Creator: T Sulman
The new High-Level Station at the Crystal Palace, 1865. The South London and Crystal Palace Railway...has now been open several weeks...the superior convenience of the new station is already felt by

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Railway Station, Arica, Peru, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Railway Station, Arica, Peru, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Railway Station, Arica, Peru, 1865. View from a sketch by Mr. J. N. Dutton...of H.M.S. Shearwater, when lying in that harbour of the Pacific coast

Background imageRailway Tracks Collection: The Great Eastern Railway Terminus and Hotel at Harwich, 1865. Creator: Unknown

The Great Eastern Railway Terminus and Hotel at Harwich, 1865. Creator: Unknown
The Great Eastern Railway Terminus and Hotel at Harwich, 1865. The town and port of Harwich...is now becoming one of the most important stations of our commerce with Holland, Germany



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