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Membership certificate of James Franck Junior to the Society of Engineers

Franck, James, Jnr (fl. 1860s)
NOTES: The Society of Engineers was founded in 1854 and was absorbed into the Institution of Incorporated Engineers in 2005 and from the following year into the Institution of Engineering and Technology. The membership certificate shows a heavy industrial scene on the south bank of the Thames.

View of the Liverpool and Manchester Railroad at the point where it crosses the Bridgewater Canal

NOTES: The Liverpool and Manchester Railroad had opened on 15 September 1830.

Gravesend Railway landing stage, Gravesend

Newton, John (fl. 1863-1873)
NOTES: This print seems to promote an unbuilt project. The architect John Newton of Salisbury Street, Strand, London, designed both Herne Bay Station (Kent Coast Railway) and Broadstairs Station (London Chatham & Dover Railway), both opened in 1865.

Factory for Boots Pure Drug Company, Beeston, Nottinghamshire: the 'wets' building despatch dock

Williams, Sir Evan Owen (1890-1969)
NOTES: This, the D10 Building, is noteworthy for its use of reinforced concrete and glass cladding. It is the earliest example of such a structural system in a large scale industrial building in England. It was Grade I listed in 1971.

Pullman Coach

NOTES: This is the original Pullman coach interior before being fitted out as a buffet car called the Trianon Bar for the re-introduction of the Golden Arrow in 1946 for the Southern Railway London to Dover boat train and it was also the first all-plastics refreshment car to be installed on the railway.