Britannia Tubular Bridge during its construction, Wales, May 1849.

UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 30: Coloured lithograph by George Hawkins (1819-1852), showing a view of the construction of the Britannia Tubular Bridge over the Menai Straits. The Britannia Tubular Bridge was designed by Robert Stephenson (1803-1859) and was completed in 1850. It was constructed to provide trains of the Chester and Holyhead Railway with a passageway across the Menai Straits from mainland Wales to Anglesey. The railway terminated at Holyhead, which became a major port for travellers to Ireland. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 30: Coloured lithograph by George Hawkins (1819-1852), showing a view of the construction of the Britannia Tubular Bridge over the Menai Straits. The Britannia Tubular Bridge was designed by Robert Stephenson (1803-1859) and was completed in 1850. It was constructed to provide trains of the Chester and Holyhead Railway with a passageway across the Menai Straits from mainland Wales to Anglesey. The railway terminated at Holyhead, which became a major port for travellers to Ireland. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
Britannia Tubular Bridge during its construction, Wales, May 1849.
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01 May, 1849
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