Steam crane removing spoil from excavation at Craven Hill Gardens, Paddington, during construction of Metropolitan Railway's extension to South Kensington. The complex gearing of the crane can clearly be seen. A number of navvies have stopped work to look at the photographer.
Unknown photographer, circa 1867
Location: Craven Hill Gardens Westminster W2
Image no: 3270-13
Inventory no: 1998/84911