'View on the Midland Railway - Cyclops Steel Works, Sheffield', c 1845.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Coloured lithograph by John Rutherford. Steam locomotives hauling wagons marked 'Johnson Cammell & Co', and a locomotive hauling a passenger train, are shown in front of the huge Cyclops Steel Works in Sheffield. The Midland Railway was formed in 1844 as an amalgamation of the North Midland, Midland Counties and Birmingham & Junction Railways.