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Poster Print of Tunneling shield used in the construction of the Thames Tunnel, London, 1842

Tunneling shield used in the construction of the Thames Tunnel, London, 1842

Tunneling shield used in the construction of the Thames Tunnel, London, 1842
Tunneling shield used in the construction of the Thames Tunnel, London, 1825-1843. Men at work in the tunneling shield, patented in 1818 by the tunnel's designer, Marc Isambard Brunel, which allowed 12 men to excavate at the tunnel face simultaneously. The Thames Tunnel, connecting Wapping and Rotherhithe, was the first underwater tunnel in the world. Completed as a foot tunnel in 1843, it was converted to a railway tunnel for the East London Railway in the 1860s.

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Poster Print of Tunneling shield used in the construction of the Thames Tunnel, London, 1842

Tunneling shield used in the construction of the Thames Tunnel, London, 1825-1843. Men at work in the tunneling shield, patented in 1818 by the tunnel's designer, Marc Isambard Brunel, which allowed 12 men to excavate at the tunnel face simultaneously. The Thames Tunnel, connecting Wapping and Rotherhithe, was the first underwater tunnel in the world. Completed as a foot tunnel in 1843, it was converted to a railway tunnel for the East London Railway in the 1860s. Constructed in 1825-1843, it is still used by the London Underground today. Isambard Kingdom Brunel acted as site engineer

© Ann Ronan Picture Library / Heritage-Images

Media ID 14841029

Brunel , Civil Engineering , Construction , Digging , Excavating , Isambard Kingdom , Isambard Kingdom Brunel , Marc Isambard , Marc Isambard Brunel , Sir Marc Isambard , Sir Marc Isambard Brunel , Thames Tunnel , Tunnel , Tunneling Shield , Underground , Work In Progress , Workman , Workmen

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