The Maidenhead Bridge, Berkshire, c 1845.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Print by E T Dolby showing a steam locomotive crosing the River Thames at Maidenhead. This masonry arch bridge was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1803-1859), and built in 1838. Maidenhead was on the Great Western Railway route for which Brunel undertook many of his principal engineering works.