Camden Town railway and viaduct, London, 1851.
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Plate taken from the 'Illustrated London News'. The new railway from Fenchurch Street Station pased through a tunnel on the existing Blackwall Railway, through the docks to Stepney, Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Pentonville. A train is shown at the crosing of the Great Northern Railway using the Camden Town viaduct, a tubular structure similar in design to the Menai Straits bridge.