Illustrations of St Pancras station, London

Book/Illustration/Image

Description

English

This illustration shows St Pancras station in London. The station was built by Midland Railway in the 1860s, and gave them a route from the Midlands and the north of England into the country's capital.

Full title
The Midland Railway: its rise and progress. A narrative of modern enterprise
Published
estimated 1876 , London
Format
Book / Illustration / Image
Creator
Frederick Smeeton Williams
Held by
British Library
Usage Terms
Free from known copyright restrictions
Shelfmark
08235.k.7.

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