Two tunnels from the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, c 1830s.

Two tunnels from the Liverpool & Manchester Railway, c 1830s.
2 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 14cm

Description

The tunnel on the right, which ran from Edge Hill to Lime Street, Liverpool, 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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