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Roundhouse for the London and Birmingham Railway in Camden, London: the engine shed seen from Chalk Farm station

Dockray, Robert Benson (1811-1871)
NOTES: The Roundhouse, devised by Robert Stephenson and designed by R. B. Dockray, was built in 1847 to turn steam engines around for the London and Birmingham Railway. As steam engines became too large for the building it then became a warehouse for Gilbey's gin from c. 1860 until 1960 when it was converted into a performing arts venue.

View of the Church of St Mark, school and surrounding buildings, Swindon, Wiltshire: perspective view

Scott & Moffatt
NOTES: Swindon 'Railway Village' (also known as New Swindon until 1900) was built near the town's railway station in the 1840s, primarily to house Great Western Railway (GWR) workers. Funding for many of buildings were provided by shareholders of the GWR.

Conwy Tubular Bridge under construction, Conwy, Gwynned: perspective view with part of Conwy Castle seen in the background

Stephenson, Robert (1803-1859)
NOTES: Conwy Tubular Bridge was designed by Robert Stephenson to serve the Chester to Holyhead Railway.

Proposed design of a commercial interior for St Pancras Station, Euston Road, London

Yorke Rosenberg & Mardall
NOTES: This is a photoprint of a drawing.

Stewarts and Lloyds Steel Works, Corby, Northamptonshire

NOTES: Stewarts & Lloyds, a steel tube manufacturer, was created in 1903 by the amalgamation of two of the largest iron and steel makers in Britain, A. & J. Stewart & Menzies Ltd, Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland and Lloyd & Lloyd Ltd, Birmingham, England. It was formally dissolved in 1997.

Horseshoe Bridge, William Street, Perth: one of the newel posts adorned with swan-pedestal lamps

NOTES: This bridge, built in Victorian Free Classical style, is located in the central business district. It was constructed by the government architects and engineers associated with the Perth Railway precinct to relieve train-induced congestion in William Street. It runs along William Street and crosses over the Fremantle to Perth railway line at the western end of Perth railway station.