District Line construction: 1869
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District Line construction outside Somerset House in 1869. The Embankment was opened on July 13th 1870. The railway to Blackfriars was completed on May 30th 1870. Part of the series of 64 photographs documenting the construction of the Metropolitan District Railway from Paddington to Blackfriars via Kensington, Westminster and the Victoria Embankment.
1869 AD - 1869 AD