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"Unveiling the Past

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Building work on the widening of the Swanley Bridge in Kent. 1938

Building work on the widening of the Swanley Bridge in Kent. 1938

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: The Burj Dubai the worlds tallest building in Dubai

The Burj Dubai the worlds tallest building in Dubai
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: The foundations laid for the Swanscombe baths in Kent. 1936

The foundations laid for the Swanscombe baths in Kent. 1936

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Construction of St Pancras Station, London, c 1867

Construction of St Pancras Station, London, c 1867
Travelling Gantry and First Girder of Midland Station St Pancras. This station was completed in 1868, as the London terminus for the Midland Railway. The station was designed by William Barlow

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Engraving glass JLP01_08_061032a

Engraving glass JLP01_08_061032a
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. John Hutton engraving a panel of glass on the West Screen at Coventry Cathedral

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: A residents view from the balcony of a flat in Queens Street, Coventry

A residents view from the balcony of a flat in Queens Street, Coventry, overlooking new flats being built in Hillfields. 12th January 1966

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Construction of the Needle Eye Bridge over the M1 at Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 1963

Construction of the Needle Eye Bridge over the M1 at Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 1963. During the construction of the M1 in the early 1960s a great number of bridge structures needed to be created

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: A hobby, c1930, (1945)

A hobby, c1930, (1945). Winston Churchill building a wall at his home, Chartwell. From Winston Churchill: His Life in Pictures, by Ben Tucker. [Sagall Press, Ltd. London, 1945]

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Cranes at the new coal electric power station under construction near Dartford, Kent

Cranes at the new coal electric power station under construction near Dartford, Kent. 1938

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Repairing Milbank Estate P_H00261_001

Repairing Milbank Estate P_H00261_001
Millbank Estate, Ruskin House, Herrick Street, Millbank, City of Westminster, Greater London. An elevated view of Ruskin House on the Millbank Estate

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Workers from Val De Travers Asphalt Limited, a paving company, working on paving

Workers from Val De Travers Asphalt Limited, a paving company, working on paving the roof of the London Jewish Hospital in Stepney Green. 1938

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Making the Shoreham Railroad, c. 1840 (w/c on paper)

Making the Shoreham Railroad, c. 1840 (w/c on paper)
7389747 Making the Shoreham Railroad, c.1840 (w/c on paper) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); 22x29 cm; Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, Telford, Shropshire, UK; (add.info.: Arist: Unknown)

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Columbia from the Capitol, 1866. Creator: George N. Barnard

Columbia from the Capitol, 1866. Creator: George N. Barnard
Columbia from the Capitol, 1866. Albumen print, plate 53 from the album " Photographic Views of the Sherman Campaign" (1866)

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Men building the Camden Town Sub-Station, London, 1908

Men building the Camden Town Sub-Station, London, 1908
Men building the Camden Town Sub-Station, 102-116 Arlington Road, London, 1908. Site of an electricity sub-station with workmen and scaffolding

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Cranes on a construction site in London, UK

Cranes on a construction site in London, UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia, Gaudis cathedral, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Europe

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Construction

Construction, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Middle East

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: China, Hong Kong, Bamboo Scaffolding

China, Hong Kong, Bamboo Scaffolding

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: 7335660

7335660

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: 8970212

8970212

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Peter the Great visiting Deptford Dockyard, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915

Peter the Great visiting Deptford Dockyard, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915
3701829 Peter the Great visiting Deptford Dockyard, from Hutchinson's History of the Nations, pub.1915; (add.info.: Peter the Great visiting Deptford Dockyard, England in 1698)

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: 8973096

8973096

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: The Tower of Babel, 1604 (oil on panel)

The Tower of Babel, 1604 (oil on panel)
8933820 The Tower of Babel, 1604 (oil on panel) by Grimmer or Grimer, Abel (1570-1619); 51.1 x 66.3 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Painting by Abel Grimmer); Photo © Christie's Images

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: King Nimrod ordering the construction of the Tower of Babel (oil on panel)

King Nimrod ordering the construction of the Tower of Babel (oil on panel)
8933819 King Nimrod ordering the construction of the Tower of Babel (oil on panel) by Caullery, Louis de (c.1580-1621) (circle of); 48 x 62.9 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: The Tower of Babel, c.1650 (oil on canvas)

The Tower of Babel, c.1650 (oil on canvas)
8933817 The Tower of Babel, c.1650 (oil on canvas) by Brueghel, Jan (1568-1625) (follower of); 53 x 76 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Aqueduct shaft, Broadway, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Aqueduct shaft, Broadway, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Aqueduct shaft, Broadway, between c1910 and c1915. Shows the New York City Aqueduct excavation site on Broadway

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Demolition of St. James Hall, exterior, 1907. Creator: David Muirhead Bone

Demolition of St. James Hall, exterior, 1907. Creator: David Muirhead Bone
Demolition of St. James Hall, exterior, 1907. Located on a site between Regent Street and Piccadilly, St James Hall was a celebrated London concert hall where handsome performances were held for

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: 'The Building of the New Castle on the Tyne, 1080', from a picture by W. B. Scott, 1865

"The Building of the New Castle on the Tyne, 1080", from a picture by W. B. Scott, 1865. Engraving of a painting

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: London Main-Drainage Works: view of the outfall of the Northern Drainage at Barking Creek, 1864

London Main-Drainage Works: view of the outfall of the Northern Drainage at Barking Creek, 1864. Creator: Unknown
London Main-Drainage Works: view of the outfall of the Northern Drainage at Barking Creek, 1864. Illustration of works on...the great northern outfall on the Essex side of the Thames

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Laying the foundation-stone of the new building in connection with Freemasons Hall, 1864

Laying the foundation-stone of the new building in connection with Freemasons Hall, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Laying the foundation-stone of the new building in connection with Freemasons Hall, Great Queen-street, [London], 1864. This edifice is to provide a central gathering-place for the Freemasons

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: The Metropolitan Main-drainage works at Crossness, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Metropolitan Main-drainage works at Crossness, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Metropolitan Main-drainage works at Crossness, [Bexley], 1864. View of...the works at this important outlet for the whole of the sewage drained from the area on the south side of the Thames

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: The railway works at Blackfriars and opening towards Ludgate Hill...from the temporary bridge, 1864

The railway works at Blackfriars and opening towards Ludgate Hill...from the temporary bridge, 1864
The railway works at Blackfriars and opening towards Ludgate Hill, viewed from the temporary bridge, [London], 1864. View...overlooking, on its eastern side

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: The Bishop of Oxford laying the foundation-stone of an English church at Brussels, 1864

The Bishop of Oxford laying the foundation-stone of an English church at Brussels, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Bishop of Oxford laying the foundation-stone of an English church at Brussels, 1864. Engraving from a photograph by Messrs. Ghemar

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: The Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Creator: Unknown

The Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Building celebrating the tercentenary of William Shakespeare's birth, ...designed by Messrs

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Temporary bridge over the Thames at Blackfriars, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Temporary bridge over the Thames at Blackfriars, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Temporary bridge over the Thames at Blackfriars, [London], 1864. Old Blackfriars Bridge, which has been for some time in a very crazy condition, must speedily be rebuilt;

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Barracks for British troops in course of erection at Yokohama...by our special artist in Japan

Barracks for British troops in course of erection at Yokohama...by our special artist in Japan, 1864 Creator: Unknown
Barracks for British troops in course of erection at Yokohama - from a sketch by our special artist in Japan, 1864. We engrave...[a] sketch taken by Mr

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Interior of the Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Interior of the Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon, 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Shakspeare Pavilion at Stratford-on-Avon - interior, 1864. Building celebrating the tercentenary of William Shakespeare's birth, ...designed by Messrs

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Evelyns School under construction, Yiewsley 1935

Evelyns School under construction, Yiewsley 1935

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Poem by Ise, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu

Poem by Ise, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki), ca. 1835

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Belvedere helicopter JLP01_08_062441c

Belvedere helicopter JLP01_08_062441c
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. RAF Belvedere helicopter hovering above tarmac just to the north of Coventry Cathedral

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Operation Rich Man JLP01_08_062441b

Operation Rich Man JLP01_08_062441b
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. Looking from the roof of Coventry Cathedral towards a RAF Belvedere helicopter parked on the tarmac below

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Operation Rich Man JLP01_08_062436

Operation Rich Man JLP01_08_062436
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. A group of RAF staff on the roof of Coventry Cathedral watching a RAF Belvedere helicopter making an approach towards the cathedral

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Operation Rich Man JLP01_08_062435

Operation Rich Man JLP01_08_062435
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. A RAF officer, surrounded by communications equipment, standing on the roof of Coventry Cathedral during the lowering of the 80ft bronze spire

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Unveiling St Michael and the devil JLP01_08_057620

Unveiling St Michael and the devil JLP01_08_057620
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. A crowd of people watching the unveiling ceremony of the statue St Michael and the Devil by sculptor Jacob Epstein at Coventry Cathedral The statue of

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Buildings and construction cranes are seen through a heat haze in London

Buildings and construction cranes are seen through a heat haze in London, Britain, May 6, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: A worker walks on a steel girder at a building under construction in Nanjing

A worker walks on a steel girder at a building under construction in Nanjing, Jiangsu province May 5, 2011. The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC)

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: Paris Underground, Extension of Line 9, c.1932 (b/w photo)

Paris Underground, Extension of Line 9, c.1932 (b/w photo)
XIR253004 Paris Underground, Extension of Line 9, c.1932 (b/w photo) by French Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Metro;)

Background imageBuilding Site Collection: The Sorbonne under construction, Paris, c.1890 (b/w photo)

The Sorbonne under construction, Paris, c.1890 (b/w photo)
8698818 The Sorbonne under construction, Paris, c.1890 (b/w photo) by Blancard, Hippolyte (1843-1924); Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France



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"Unveiling the Past: A Glimpse into Iconic Building Sites Throughout History" Witness the transformation of Swanley Bridge in Kent as it undergoes widening construction in 1938, paving the way for enhanced connectivity and smoother journeys. Delve into history with a watercolor depiction of the Shoreham Railroad being meticulously crafted around 1840, showcasing the dedication and craftsmanship of early railway pioneers. Behold the awe-inspiring Burj Dubai, standing tall as the world's tallest building in Dubai; a testament to human ingenuity and architectural marvels. Step back in time to witness London's St Pancras Station taking shape in 1867, an iconic landmark that continues to serve as a gateway to adventure and exploration. Marvel at skilled workers repairing Milbank Estate P_H00261_001, breathing new life into this historic residential complex while preserving its timeless charm. Discover artistry beyond canvas through an enchanting engraving glass piece JLP01_08_061032a, capturing intricate details of bygone eras forever etched within glass panels. Journey through time with George N. Barnard's lens capturing Columbia from the Capitol in 1866, immortalizing an era defined by progress and resilience against adversity. Relive engineering triumphs as Needle Eye Bridge emerges over M1 at Barnsley, South Yorkshire in 1963; a symbol of innovation bridging communities together seamlessly. Uncover forgotten hobbies from yesteryears with glimpses into a c1930 (1945) project where passion meets craftsmanship - creating lasting legacies one stroke at a time. Witness cranes dominating Dartford's skyline during construction of a new coal electric power station near Kent – harnessing energy for generations yet to come. Experience Coventry living through residents' eyes on Queens Street balcony.