Friday, October 16, 2015

15 Victorian Photos of the London Underground being Built

Here are 15 awesome vintage photos of the London underground being built in Victorian era.

1. Construction site to the west of Waterloo Bridge, 1866-1870



2. Building the Metropolitan District Railway, 1867



3. Construction work on the site of Blackfriars Station



4. Paddington Station in 1868, the year it opened



5. Bayswater Station, just after completion


6. Gloucester Road Station under construction, 1866



7. Notting Hill Gate Station



8. District Line construction outside Somerset House, 1869



9. Metropolitan District Railway construction, 1866



10. High Street Kensington, 1868



11. Notting Hill Gate, 1866



12. Construction work near South Kensington Station



13. Bayswater Station upon completion, 1866



14. Gloucester Road Station, 1868



15. High Street Kensington’s roof taking shape


(via BuzzFeed)

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