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Images Dated 4th April 2004

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Finishing of the manufacture of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable Featured 4 Apr 2004 Image

Finishing of the manufacture of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable

Completion of the Atlantic Telegraph cable as the last inch of cable passes through the machinery of Messrs Glass and Elliott at Morden Whard, East Greenwich. 2300 miles worth of cable were manufactured prior to the expedition of 1875 by the steam-ship Great Eastern'. The project was hampered by bad weather, but the cable was successfully laid the following year

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Floating railway bridge across the Forth River Featured 4 Apr 2004 Image

Floating railway bridge across the Forth River

A floating railway across the Forth between Granton and Burntisland. The route designed to carrying goods and live stock without the inconvience of unloading the trucks. The heavy moveable platform is positioned on sixteen wheels attached by universal joints and four iron girders. These girders are raised and lowered on the arrival and departure of the vessel, by a winch that is attached either side. Thwe railway and the engines were constructed by Mr Robert Napier

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

The Engagement Ring Featured 4 Apr 2004 Image

The Engagement Ring

Engraving from 1895 showing a young woman sat in a chair by the fire admiring the engagement ring on her left hand. The room she is sitting in has a typically ornate late-Victorian interior, while a dog sits by her foot-stool

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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