liverpool and manchester railway

Made:
1831
author:
Henry Booth

Booklet originally containing Eight Views illustrating the Liverpool & Manchester Railway and the Engines and Carriages employed on it. Now containing two views (the remaining six are dispersed through Collection 422). Entrance of the Tunnels, viewed from the Engine Houses, Edgehill; Rainhill Bridge, Text:- Crossing the railway at an angle of 34deg. Span of the screwface 54ft, width of the railway underneath 30ft. Plate showing Locomotives ("Rocket", "Novelty", and "Northumbrian"). Plates from "An Account of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway" by Henry Booth, 1831. Price 7/6 Indian paper, 5s plain.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1975-8680
type:
booklet

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