Construction work in progress near Gloucester Road, during the building of the Metropolitan District Railway. Workmen or 'navvies' are seen at work on vast timber support beams, laid across a double-width cutting. This section of line was to have four tracks in two tunnels.
Unknown photographer, circa 1866
Location: Kensington & Chelsea SW7
Image no: 3270-27
Inventory no: 1998/66388