New Station, Lime Street, Liverpool, 1836.
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Coloured aquatint drawn by S Kelper and engraved by John Harris. Lime Street Station was a terminus of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway. (LMR). The LMR was built under the guidance of chief engineer George Stephenson (1781-1848). It opened on 15 September 1830, becoming the world's first inter-city railway. Published by Ackermann & Co, London.