ViaductOver the Sankey Valley and Canal Height to the canal 70 feet span of each arch 50 ft.
Lithograph, 145 x 190mm. 5¾ x 7½". Uncut.
The Sankey viaduct, 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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