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Cameras documented the forging - and the fighting - of a new world in the railway age. 

  • Tea break at Crystal Palace
  • Monster machines in Montreal
  • Horrors of the American Civil War
  • Tunnel gangs creating the London Underground

Crystal Palace

Philip Henry Delamotte 1852-54

Victoria Bridge

William Notman 1858


Alexander Gardner 1864

Central Line

Photographer unknown 1898

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