An antique lithograph drawn and lithographed by J C Bourne of Box Moor Embankment on the London and Birmingham Railway. Printed by Day & Haghe Lithographers to the Queen. Published by J C Bourne, 19 Lamb's Conduit St and Ackermann and Co, Strand, London. 1839.. Foreground shows earth from the trench being dug to create an embankment. Workmen can be seen digging away at the ground, behind them wooden planks lie along the embankment with pulley system at the end of each one, attached to a cart being pulled by horses. Workmen can be seen walking up and down the planks with wheel-barrows of earth.
Approx 39cms by 26.5cms.