Navvies work on underground railway

#Picture Number TR128

Your download illustration: a standard jpeg greyscale image file (300dpi, around 3mb) for making quality A4-size prints. Apply colour or tint the background in any design program.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of navvies at work in 1861 at the site of King’s Cross station on the Metropolitan Underground Railway – the station was to be above ground in a cutting, and we can see the point where the tunnel emerges into the open air. The Metropolitan was the world’s first underground railway and opened in 1863, linking Paddington, Euston and King’s Cross railway stations to the City.


To arrange payment by BACS please email or telephone us.