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"From Land to Sea: Captivating Construction Marvels Across the Globe" HMAS Melbourne head-on

Background imageConstruction Collection: George L Clowser and Swainston Adamson

George L Clowser and Swainston Adamson
l. to r. George L Clowser and Swainston Adamson joint managers; James J Berkley chief engineer Date: 1856

Background imageConstruction Collection: Nydam Viking Ship

Nydam Viking Ship
The 007 Nydam ship, one of three vessels discovered in the 19th century, and dating from the late Iron Age. Preservation was aided by the ships peat bog deposit site

Background imageConstruction Collection: Builders at work

Builders at work in the foreground, with partially completed buildings in the background

Background imageConstruction Collection: Cranes on an apartment building site, Manchester, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Cranes on an apartment building site, Manchester, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageConstruction Collection: Las Arenas Transporter bridge (Vizcaya Bridge), UNESCO World Heritage Site

Las Arenas Transporter bridge (Vizcaya Bridge), UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain, Europe

Background imageConstruction Collection: Gaudi church architecture

Gaudi church architecture, La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Catalunya (Catalonia) (Cataluna), Spain, Europe

Background imageConstruction Collection: Earth removal

Earth removal, JCBs/Diggers, Construction Industry

Background imageConstruction Collection: Central / Union Pacific

Central / Union Pacific
Joining of the Central and Union Pacific; the formal ceremony of driving the last spike at Promontory Point, Utah

Background imageConstruction Collection: Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth a42_01082

Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth a42_01082
Devonport Dockyard, South Yard, Covered Slip No. 1, Devonport, Plymouth. The interior of No. 1 covered slip in the South Yard of Devonport Dockyard

Background imageConstruction Collection: Fishguard Harbour Railway Station construction, South Wales

Fishguard Harbour Railway Station construction, South Wales
View of Fishguard Harbour from the sea, during construction of the new GWR railway station, in Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Background imageConstruction Collection: R. M. S. Queen Mary under construction, Clydebank, September

R. M. S. Queen Mary under construction, Clydebank, September
Photograph of the Cunard White Star Liner, R.M.S. Queen Mary, under construction at the John Brown shipyard, Clydebank, September 1934

Background imageConstruction Collection: Construction workers working on the foreshore of the Solway Firth near Workington

Construction workers working on the foreshore of the Solway Firth near Workington
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageConstruction Collection: The Burj Dubai the worlds tallest building in Dubai

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

Background imageConstruction Collection: Traditional construction of gulets at a Bodrum boatyard

Traditional construction of gulets at a Bodrum boatyard, Bodrum, Anatolia, Turkey, Asia Minor, Eurasia

Background imageConstruction Collection: Lloyds Building, City of London, London, England, UK, Europe

Lloyds Building, City of London, London, England, UK, Europe

Background imageConstruction Collection: Road Works in Whitehall, London, 1882

Road Works in Whitehall, London, 1882
Engraving, originally entitled Horse Guards under Fire again, showing a group of workmen re-surfacing the road in Whitehall, London, 1882

Background imageConstruction Collection: Empire State Building

Empire State Building
Construction began on March 17th 1930 and the building rose to be the worlds largest office building of the time. Here, office space is being advertised

Background imageConstruction Collection: Wellington Construction

Wellington Construction
Assembly of a Wellington bomber at the Vickers factory. This was the RAFs standard light bomber at the outbreak of World War Two

Background imageConstruction Collection: Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds EPW061489

Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds EPW061489
Quarry Hill Flats, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Aerial view of the housing estate, 2nd June 1939. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageConstruction Collection: M5 Motorway construction JEH_22055_046

M5 Motorway construction JEH_22055_046
Tickenham Hill, Clevedon, North Somerset, 1971. Construction of viaduct during M5 motorway construction works. ST4572

Background imageConstruction Collection: Roof for Watneys JLP01_08_081875

Roof for Watneys JLP01_08_081875
Watney Mann Brewery, St Johns Road, Isleworth, Hounslow, Greater London. An interior view during the construction of the new bottling hall at Watneys new brewery

Background imageConstruction Collection: Inside the pipe JLP01_08_083826A

Inside the pipe JLP01_08_083826A
North Cotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A worker repairing the epoxy resin lining on the welds inside the Northcoates pipeline

Background imageConstruction Collection: Checking for faults JLP01_08_083825

Checking for faults JLP01_08_083825
North Cotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A worker carrying out an x-ray of the Northcoates pipeline, checking for faults in the welding

Background imageConstruction Collection: Truck-mounted cranes JLP01_08_090873

Truck-mounted cranes JLP01_08_090873
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. Three truck-mounted cranes hired from Elstree Plant lined up on the site of the Isle of Grain Power Station

Background imageConstruction Collection: India, Mumbai, Maharashtra, city dusk skyline of modern office and residential buildings

India, Mumbai, Maharashtra, city dusk skyline of modern office and residential buildings

Background imageConstruction Collection: Clifton Suspension Bridge BB68_05597

Clifton Suspension Bridge BB68_05597
CLIFTON SUSPENSION BRIDGE, Bristol. The bridge under construction, November 1863. Work began on the bridge in 1836 under the supervision of Isambard Kingdom Brunel but stopped due to lack of funds

Background imageConstruction Collection: Barrow-in-Furness EAW019736

Barrow-in-Furness EAW019736
SS Himalaya moored in Buccleuch Dock, St Georges Square and the town, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in October 1948

Background imageConstruction Collection: Wearside shipyard EAW001030

Wearside shipyard EAW001030
The River Wear, the Deptford Shipbuilding Yard and the residential area at Monkwearmouth, Sunderland. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in June 1946

Background imageConstruction Collection: Building Rotherhithe Tunnel BB99_06816

Building Rotherhithe Tunnel BB99_06816
Rotherhithe Tunnel, Shadwell, London. A view of the bulkhead from inside during construction. One of a series of prints documenting work on the road tunnel beneath the Thames (1904-08)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Oil rig on the move JLP01_10_01584_6

Oil rig on the move JLP01_10_01584_6
Graythorp Dry Dock, Hartlepool. The Graythorp basin flooded and the dock gates removed for float out of oil platform. The Laing Offshore Graythorp project involved the development of the former

Background imageConstruction Collection: Penweathers Viaduct, near Truro, Cornwall. Before 12th October 1926

Penweathers Viaduct, near Truro, Cornwall. Before 12th October 1926
The original Brunel viaduct almost filled in to track level. This timber fan-structure and stone viaduct was replaced by the embankment on 12th October 1926. Photographer: Arthur William Jordan

Background imageConstruction Collection: Preston Bypass EAW073974

Preston Bypass EAW073974
Preston Bypass, Lancashire. Britains first motorway under construction, photographed in November 1958. It was opened by Harold MacMillan in December

Background imageConstruction Collection: Excavating the Rotherhithe Tunnel BB99_06818

Excavating the Rotherhithe Tunnel BB99_06818
ROTHERHITHE TUNNEL, London. The construction of the Rotherhithe road tunnel under the Thames between Rotherhithe and Shadwell was begun in 1904 under the direction of Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice

Background imageConstruction Collection: Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company - Building

Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company - Building a Warship Victorian period

Background imageConstruction Collection: British Library under construction JLP01_09_841915

British Library under construction JLP01_09_841915
BRITISH LIBRARY, EUSTON ROAD, ST PANCRAS, CAMDEN, GREATER LONDON. A general view of construction at the British Library site, looking north towards St. Pancras Station

Background imageConstruction Collection: M6 Motorway construction JLP01_08_081804

M6 Motorway construction JLP01_08_081804
EDEN, CUMBRIA. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge, showing dump trucks on the haul road leading from the Lawtland House viaduct and Roger Howe bridge

Background imageConstruction Collection: White cabinet designed for Mrs. Rowat, 1902 (wood, stained glass, enamel)

White cabinet designed for Mrs. Rowat, 1902 (wood, stained glass, enamel)
3259136 White cabinet designed for Mrs. Rowat, 1902 (wood, stained glass, enamel) by Mackintosh, Charles Rennie (1868-1928); Private Collection; (add.info.: Formerly part of the Dr)

Background imageConstruction Collection: WW II - partly assembled Focke-Wulf 190 Bremen factory

WW II - partly assembled Focke-Wulf 190 Bremen factory
Vintage photograph World War II - partly assembled Focke-Wulf 190 aircraft in the companys Bremen factory, following RAF bombing

Background imageConstruction Collection: Page from The Architect s, Surveyors and Engineers Compendium 1892 (engraving)

Page from The Architect s, Surveyors and Engineers Compendium 1892 (engraving)
728218 Page from The Architect s, Surveyors and Engineers Compendium 1892 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Page from The Architect s)

Background imageConstruction Collection: S and E Collier, Ltd (colour photo)

S and E Collier, Ltd (colour photo)
3650779s and E Collier, Ltd (colour photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.:s and E Collier, Ltd)

Background imageConstruction Collection: The British Vacuum Cleaner Company, Limited (b / w photo)

The British Vacuum Cleaner Company, Limited (b / w photo)
3650629 The British Vacuum Cleaner Company, Limited (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The British Vacuum Cleaner Company, Limited)

Background imageConstruction Collection: Otis Elevator Co (b / w photo)

Otis Elevator Co (b / w photo)
3650796 Otis Elevator Co (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Otis Elevator Co)

Background imageConstruction Collection: The Tyne Bridge under construction, 23rd February 1928 (b / w photo)

The Tyne Bridge under construction, 23rd February 1928 (b / w photo)
907791 The Tyne Bridge under construction, 23rd February 1928 (b/w photo) by Geddie, James (1879-1944); Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums; eTyne & Wear Archives & Museums; British, out of copyright

Background imageConstruction Collection: Glasgow Rangers v Cologne. European Quarter final match at Ibrox

Glasgow Rangers v Cologne. European Quarter final match at Ibrox. The postponed European cup tie between Rangers and Cologne goes ahead tonight weather permitted. The match finished in a 1-1 draw

Background imageConstruction Collection: Ireland, County Mayo, Westport, Westport House

Ireland, County Mayo, Westport, Westport House

Background imageConstruction Collection: Germany, Bavaria, Nuremberg, Albrecht Durer Haus, Home of the German Renaissance artist with city

Germany, Bavaria, Nuremberg, Albrecht Durer Haus, Home of the German Renaissance artist with city ramparts behind

Background imageConstruction Collection: Germany, Bavaria, Bamberg, Altes Rathaus or Old Town Hall, Floodlit at dusk

Germany, Bavaria, Bamberg, Altes Rathaus or Old Town Hall, Floodlit at dusk

Background imageConstruction Collection: Ireland, County Donegal, Donegal Town, The Diamond with Obelisk which commemorates four monks

Ireland, County Donegal, Donegal Town, The Diamond with Obelisk which commemorates four monks called the Four Masters who compiled and wrote the Annals of the Four Masters between 1632 and 1636




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"From Land to Sea: Captivating Construction Marvels Across the Globe" HMAS Melbourne head-on: Witness the sheer power and precision of naval construction as HMAS Melbourne takes center stage. Kiss of the Oceans - Atlantic meets Pacific - Panama Canal: Discover how human ingenuity conquered nature's boundaries, connecting two vast oceans through an awe-inspiring engineering feat. Site of Wimbledon tennis 24441_006: Beyond its sporting glory, delve into the intricate construction behind this iconic venue that has hosted countless historic moments in tennis history. Spain, Barcelona. Sagrada Familia Cathedral, designed by Antoni Gaudi: Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty and architectural brilliance as you explore Gaudi's masterpiece under construction. Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064: Step back in time and witness a bustling shipyard where dreams took shape on a grand scale during the early 20th century. The Building of the Tyne Bridge - Newcastle-upon-Tyne (4/4): Uncover the story behind one of England's most recognizable landmarks, showcasing remarkable teamwork and engineering prowess. Building Sydney Harbour Bridge by G. H Davis: Marvel at this iconic Australian landmark that stands tall as a testament to human determination and skill amidst challenging conditions. The crew of HMAS Melbourne line up on the flight deck: Behind every mighty vessel lies an incredible team effort; join these brave sailors as they showcase their unity during construction. Wellington Inn on stilts OP05766: Explore architectural innovation at its finest with this unique stilted inn, defying gravity while offering stunning views from above ground level. North Shields Docks EAW005502 : Dive into maritime history at North Shields Docks – once a thriving hub for trade and industry – now preserved as a reminder of our industrial heritage. United States Naval Construction Battalions - Seabees.