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33 drawings from the Wilts Somerset and Weymouth Railway Melksham Contract showing bridges, embankments, cuttings and culverts

09 April 1846

The Wilts Somerset and Weymouth Railway Trowbridge Contract takes the said railway from a point in field no.79 Trowbridge about 5 chains and 50 links North of the centre of the road leading from Trowbridge to Haverton at the crossing of the railway to the south fence of field no.37 Trowbridge and from the junction of the Bradford Branch with the Main Line in field no.160 Trowbridge to a peg in field number 16 Bradford at the 9 mile 37 chain. The contract is dated 29 May 1846 between the said railway and Matthew Craufurd

29 May 1846

31 drawings from the Oxford Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway Worcester Contract by the said railway company and Henry Oldham. Showing bridges, embankments, cuttings and culverts. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

04 August 1846

27 drawings and one contract from the Oxford Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway Worcester Tunnel Contract by the said railway company and Henry Oldham. Showing bridges, embankments, cuttings and culverts. This contract takes the Oxford Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway through Astwood to the Union Workhouse in Saint Martin. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

04 July 1846

This series contains 24 drawings from the Cornwall Railway showing Brunel's Timber Viaducts.

1855-1865

2 drawings from the Great Western Railway Corsham Contract by the said railway company. Showing station plans. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

1835-1850

2 drawings of Ledbury and Cradley Stations showing elevations, plans and sections

08 February 1871

6 drawings showing Kings Cross Station

1870-1948

74 drawings showing Railways Switches Crossings and Permanent Way

1845-1870

6 drawings showing plans, elevations and sections of Culham Station

1850-1860

Two drawings, one book, two letters and one certificate from the Stockton and Darlington Railway. The drawing shows the side elevation of the piers of the River Tees Bridge, signed by John Harris. The George Stephenson Notebook from 1822 and the associated Parliamentary Plan showing the intended route. Share Certificate No.1 as well as two letters from the first solicitor of the railway company upon his retirement.

undated

2 drawings showing the crossing of the River Severn at or near Gloucester

20 June 1849

11 drawings from the Great Western Railway Maidenhead Station and Depot Contract by the said railway company. Showing station buildings. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

1835-1845

34 drawings showing bridges from the West London Deviation of the West London Railway

1859-1860

24 drawings from the Great Western Railway Company showing standard designs for bridges and culverts.

February 1848

Seven drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of elevation of bridge with trains passing over, second drawing is of plan of superstructure, third drawing is of section longitudinally, fourth drawing is of section at centre of main pier, fifth drawing is of section at 144ft arch, sixth drawing is of section at 100ft arch, seventh drawing is of section at centre of 20ft arch. Consulting engineer: J Walker esq., engineer: TE Harrison esq., Drawing drawn by David Bremner.

1834-1838

7 drawings showing the footbridge at Edinburgh Haymarket Station

11 April 1894

1 drawing showing elevation of New Waverley Bridge

15 March 1870

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