Construction of the Gloucester Road section of the District line, circa 1866, using the cut and cover method. Image shows the twin tunnel five-ring arching on steel centering in progress. Several workmen, surveyors and supervisors milling about at street level, also construction workers visible below ground. Three-storey terrace houses in background.
Unknown photographer, circa 1866
Location: Kensington and Chelsea SW7
Image no: Ukn
Inventory no: 1998/84887