Left: Viaduct over the Sankey Canal [and Valley?] to commemorate the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railroad September 15, 1830. Right: Entrance to the Liverpool Station & Tunnels. “Published by the T. Woolpield [Woolfield?] Bazaar Liverpool.” Britannia Metal. Private collection. Note the early use of the North American term railroad instead of what became the more common British usage — railway. [Click on images to enlarge them.]

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