Building    From 1825 

Thames Tunnel Boiler House

Categories: Engineering

Built to provide steam for the pumping engines needed to keep the Thames Tunnel dry during its construction.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Thames Tunnel Boiler House

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Thames Tunnel Boiler House

Boiler House, this building was originally used as a boiler house during the ...

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Alexander Binnie

Alexander Binnie

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Edmund Cooper

Edmund Cooper

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Pieter Verbruggen

Gun-founder. Son of Jan Verbruggen. The picture shows the second machine built by the Verbruggens.

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