Sankey Viaduct, Liverpool & Manchester Rail-Way.
Coloured engraving. Sheet 145 x 200mm (5¾ x 8") Trimmed within plate.
The Sankey viaduct in Cheshire, built by George Stephenson between 1828 and 1830 for the Liverpool and Manchester railway. Now a Grade 1 listed building, it is acknowledged as the earliest major railway viaduct in the world. The Sankey canal, which it crosses, was the first canal of the Industrial Revolution, making the site of great significance.
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