The Mersey Railway Tunnel : Plan and Section, and works in progress.
Antique woodcut engravings which were published in "The Illustrated London News" on June 11th, 1881. Views include 1. The Mersey, showing Section of Tunnel, Driftway, and shafts. 2. Passenger Ferry (present means of crossing). 3. Ferry for vehicles (present means of crossing) 4. Map showing Position of Tunnel. 5. Working at the Face of Heading. 6. View of Birkenhead Works, showing Headgear, Engine-house &c. 7. Working at the Bottom of Shaft, showing Entrance to Heading.
Approx 45cms by 31cms.