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British Waterways London

Categories: Engineering, Transport

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British Waterways London

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Blow-up bridge

'Blow-up' bridge At 3am on 2 October 1874, the boat 'Tilbury', carrying gunpo...

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Islington Tunnel - east - lost

Two points about the wording on this plaque. 'Navies' were the men who built...

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Islington Tunnel - west

Legging the longest tunnel  At 960 yards (878 metres) long, the Islington Tun...

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Limehouse basin model

{At the centre of this circular plaque/low relief sculpture:} This plaque was...

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St Pancras Basin

St Pancras Basin, just above the lock, was opened in 1870 as a coal wharf. Wh...

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Other Subjects

Sir Charles Parsons

Sir Charles Parsons

Scientist and engineer. Designed marine turbines. Born 13 Connaught Place, Hyde Park into an aristocratic family. Died on board the liner The Duchess of Richmond, after taking ill in Jamaica.

Person, Engineering, Science

1 memorial
London steam carriage

London steam carriage

Londonist have a piece on this early manifestation of the car and steam locomotive, rolled into one.

Vehicle, Engineering, Transport

1 memorial
Frederick Handley Page

Frederick Handley Page

Aircraft designer and manufacturer. His company manufactured the Halifax bombers used in WW2.

Person, Aviation, Engineering, Transport

1 memorial
West Middlesex Water Company

West Middlesex Water Company

A utility company which supplied water to parts of West London. It was established in premises on the banks of the River Thames at Hammersmith, the central part of which was designed by William Tie...

Group, Engineering, Food & Drink

2 memorials
Harold Knox King, CBE, CEng, FICE, FIMun.E, FRICS

Harold Knox King, CBE, CEng, FICE, FIMun.E, FRICS

Harold Knox King was born on 24 March 1907, the second child of William Henry King and Williamina King. His birth was registered in the 2nd quarter of 1907 in the Rochdale registration district, La...

Person, Engineering, Politics & Administration

1 memorial