'Entrance to the tunnel of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, Edge Hill', c 1830.
 
 

'Entrance to the tunnel of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, Edge Hill', c 1830.

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Edge Hill was designed by the engineer, William MacKenzie (1794-1851), and was one of the first railway tunnels ever constructed. The Liverpool & Manchester Railway was designed by its chief engineer, George Stephenson (1781-1848) and opened in September 1830.
 
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