Building the Stationary Engine House, Camden Town, 28 April 1837

John Cooke Bourne

Building the Stationary Engine House, Camden Town, 28 April 1837
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 30cm x 22cm

Full image caption

London and Birmingham Railway: building Stationary Engine House. Early railways were constructed with the muscle power of horses and men. This lithograph shows gangs of labourers working in teams supervised by subcontracted engineers and foremen. Railway labourers were usually itinerant workers who moved from site to site. They often lived and slept beside the railway tracks on which they worked. Lithograph.

Image Details

Artist/Photographer/Maker
 
Date
 
1839 AD - 1839 AD
Image Number
 
002590

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