RAILWAY NAVVIES. This is the definitive story of the men who built the railways - the unknown Victorian labourers who blasted, tunnelled, drank and brawled their way across nineteenth-century England. Preached at and plundered, sworn at and swindled, this anarchic elite endured perils and disasters, and carved out of the English countryside an industrial-age architecture unparalleled in grandeur and audacity since the building of the cathedrals.
https://flic.kr/p/7mUVKX | Locomotive - Class C3801, 1954 | C3801 locomotive at Central Railway Station, Sydney Dated: 15/04/1954 Digital ID: 17420_a014_a014000203 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator.