Construction of the Severn Bridge

maker:
British Railways, Western Region

23 black & white prints of the construction of the Severn Bridge. The bridge was built between 1875 and 1879, and some of the photographs are clearly dated 8 May 1877. The prints were made by the British Railways (Western Region) Chief Civil Engineer's Office Photographic Section from original negatives in extremely poor condition. The photographs are accompanied by a memorandum from the Gloucester Civil Engineering District describing the bridge.

Details

Category:
Photographic Collections (Railway)
Object Number:
2004-8152
type:
photographs
credit:
P.G.T. Flinders
status:
Permanent collection

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