Entrance of the tunnels, Liverpool & Manchester Railway, c 1830s.
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Lithograph showing the view from the engine houses at Edgehill on 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.