Construction of St Pancras Station, London, c 1867.
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Contractor's crane housed inside a small wooden shed which travels on rails, so that it can access all areas of the site. The site had small temporary tracks to transport equipment and rubble to all areas. Cranes are an invaluable piece of equipment on building sites, and were used to move scaffolding and construction materials.