Higham Tunnel by Niemann Smith. 1889. Pencil. 6 3/4 x 4 7/8 inches. Scanned image and text by George P. Landow [This image may be used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose.] On back of drawing:
Western Entrance to Higham Tunnel on North Kent Railway originally constructed between Gravesend & Stroud[?] for the Gravesend & Rochester Canal which was converted into a railway about 1850 — were it not for an uncovered portion of about 100 yards in middle it would be abt the longest Railway tunnel in England[.] 20/4/89. N Smith."
Details and related drawings
- Locomotive and passenger cars
- Windmill above tunnel
- Scan of text on reverse of drawing
- The Higham-Strood tunnel showing the opposite entrance to the combined canal/rail tunnel
Last modified 21 December 2015