Landore Viaduct construction, near Swansea, South Wales
View of construction work on the Landore Viaduct, over the Swansea valley and the River Tawe, on the Great Western Railway, Glamorgan, South Wales. The original timber viaduct was designed by Brunel, and completed in 1852. The new structure, completed in 1889, used wrought iron for the central span.
© Mary Evans / Roger Worsley Archive
Adrian Brunel, film director, with Anne Firth, actress
Adrian Brunel (1892-1958), English film director and screenwriter, who began his career during the silent movie era. Seen here at a filming location for The First of The Few, where he was assisting his friend Leslie Howard, the leading actor in the film. With him is Anne Firth (1918-1967), British film actress, who played the part of Miss Harper.
© A Flying History/The Peter Keating Aviation Photograph Collection/Mary Evans Picture Library
Isambard Kingdom Brunel with chains
Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806 - 1859) Designer and builder of railroads, bridges, tunnels, steamships, docks &c. pictured in front of the launching chain of the Great Eastern.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/INS. OF CIVIL ENGINEERS
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