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Steel Collection

"Steel: A Symbol of Strength and Endurance" Aston Martin V12 Vanquish James Bond: Just like the iconic car, steel embodies power and sophistication

Background imageSteel Collection: Cartoon, The Macmillion (Andrew Carnegie)

Cartoon, The Macmillion (Andrew Carnegie)
Cartoon, The Macmillion -- Andrew Carnegie (1835 - 1919), Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist

Background imageSteel Collection: James Nasmyths steam hammer erected in his foundry near Manchester in 1832. Artist: James Nasmyth

James Nasmyths steam hammer erected in his foundry near Manchester in 1832. Artist: James Nasmyth
James Nasmyths steam hammer erected in his foundry near Manchester in 1832. The steam hammer was invented by the Scottish engineer and inventor James Nasmyth (1808-1890)

Background imageSteel Collection: Newcastle upon Tyne city with Tyne Bridge and Swing Bridge over River Tyne, Gateshead

Newcastle upon Tyne city with Tyne Bridge and Swing Bridge over River Tyne, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSteel Collection: View over Wincobank and Brightside, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1940s - 1950s

View over Wincobank and Brightside, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1940s - 1950s
From (right) Jenkin Road showing (foreground, left of gas lamp) Tipton Street (left) St. Margarets C.of E. Church, Brightside and (background) English Steel Corporations River Don Works

Background imageSteel Collection: Aston Martin V12 Vanquish James Bond

Aston Martin V12 Vanquish James Bond

Background imageSteel Collection: Newcastle upon Tyne skyline, Gateshead with the Tyne Bridge over River Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Newcastle upon Tyne skyline, Gateshead with the Tyne Bridge over River Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Tyneside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSteel Collection: Redcar Beach at sunset with steelworks in the background, Redcar, Cleveland

Redcar Beach at sunset with steelworks in the background, Redcar, Cleveland, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSteel Collection: Bridge of the Americas, Panama Canal, Balboa, Panama, Central America

Bridge of the Americas, Panama Canal, Balboa, Panama, Central America

Background imageSteel Collection: Verrazano Narrows Bridge

Verrazano Narrows Bridge, approach to the city, New York, New York State, USA, North America

Background imageSteel Collection: The Blue Comet train

The Blue Comet train
The Blue Comet, an all-steel passenger train than ran between New Jersey and Atlantic City from 1929 to 1941 on the Central Railroad of New Jersey. Date: c. 1930s

Background imageSteel Collection: The midnight sun lights up the giant steel boat sculpture that stands on the waters edge at

The midnight sun lights up the giant steel boat sculpture that stands on the waters edge at Reykjavik, Iceland, Polar Regions

Background imageSteel Collection: Festival of Britain 1951 - The Skylon, South Bank, London

Festival of Britain 1951 - The Skylon, South Bank, London. Designed by Hidalgo Moya, Philip Powell and Felix Samuely, and fabricated by Painter Brothers of Hereford, England Date: 1951

Background imageSteel Collection: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - One of the many steel mills

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - One of the many steel mills. Date: 1937

Background imageSteel Collection: The Angel of the North sculpture by Antony Gormley, Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

The Angel of the North sculpture by Antony Gormley, Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSteel Collection: Poster, Trinidad and Tobago Tourist Board

Poster, Trinidad and Tobago Tourist Board, designed by H Woolhiser. circa 1950s

Background imageSteel Collection: Napoleonic Wars. Cuirassier. French Army. Heavy cavalry. Eng

Napoleonic Wars. Cuirassier. French Army. Heavy cavalry. Engraving. 1806

Background imageSteel Collection: B of the Bang, modern steel sculpture, City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester

B of the Bang, modern steel sculpture, City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSteel Collection: Soursop, Annona muricata

Soursop, Annona muricata
Soursop, graviola or guyabano tree, Annona muricata, Corossol a fruit herisse. Handcoloured steel engraving by Alphonse-Leon Noel after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert from Pierre Oscar

Background imageSteel Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20122152

EyeUbiquitous_20122152
Ireland, County Antrim, Belfast, Queens Island, Harland and Wolff cranes Samson and Goliath

Background imageSteel Collection: Korean War Veterans Memorial (1995). Washington D. C. United

Korean War Veterans Memorial (1995). Washington D. C. United
Korean War Veterans Memorial (1995). Group of 19 stainless steel sculptures, by Frank Gaylord, representing a squad patrol. Detail. West Potomac Park. National Mall. Washington D.C. United States

Background imageSteel Collection: Coombswood Steel Works, Halesowen, Staffordshire

Coombswood Steel Works, Halesowen, Staffordshire, England. Date: 1900s

Background imageSteel Collection: Sheffield steel industry

Sheffield steel industry
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: u07977

Background imageSteel Collection: The Demolition Excavator

The Demolition Excavator
Excavators (Hydraulic Excavators) are heavy construction equipment consisting of a boom, dipper (or stick), bucket and cab on a rotating platform known as the house

Background imageSteel Collection: Avro Vulcan B2 armed with a Blue Steel stand-off bomb

Avro Vulcan B2 armed with a Blue Steel stand-off bomb

Background imageSteel Collection: Elizabeth Ann kitchen units advertisement

Elizabeth Ann kitchen units advertisement
Advertisement for the Elizabeth Ann kitchen unit in stainless steel for the aristocrat of kitchen equipment for...a bright, easy kitchen. c.1955

Background imageSteel Collection: Connel Ferry Bridge

Connel Ferry Bridge
The Connel Ferry Bridge, the worlds 2nd largest steel cantilever bridge, Argyllshire, Scotland, opened in 1903. The Ballachulish railway line closed in 1966

Background imageSteel Collection: Giant spider sculpture by Louise Bourgeois, Nervion River, Bilbao, Basque country

Giant spider sculpture by Louise Bourgeois, Nervion River, Bilbao, Basque country, Spain, Europe

Background imageSteel Collection: Severn Bridge

Severn Bridge
Grade I listed First Severn Crossing carrying the M4. It was by far the longest span in England when it was built. Gloucestershire. IoE 479259

Background imageSteel Collection: England cricket team of 1885

England cricket team of 1885
Cricketers of the England eleven of 1885, with W G Grace at the centre, surrounded by Barnes, Lyttelton, Shrewsbury, Gunn, Bates, Steel, Read, Peate, Barlow and Ulyett. 1885

Background imageSteel Collection: Ordnance Survey map of north Sheffield copied by the Germans, and marked with bombing targets

Ordnance Survey map of north Sheffield copied by the Germans, and marked with bombing targets
Original at Sheffield Local Studiess 26 M/4

Background imageSteel Collection: Cyclops Works, making Bessemer steel, 1916

Cyclops Works, making Bessemer steel, 1916
Cammell Laird and Co. Ltd. (1903) evolved from: Johnson, Cammell and Co. (1837), later Charles Cammell and Co Ltd (1864) amalgamating with Laird Brothers of Birkenhead

Background imageSteel Collection: William Jessop and Sons, steel manufacturer, Brightside Works, 1900

William Jessop and Sons, steel manufacturer, Brightside Works, 1900
From an advertisement in the 1900 Whites General and Commercial Directory of Sheffield and Rotherham and the parishes, townships, villages and hamlets within a radius of seven miles from Sheffield

Background imageSteel Collection: Samuel Warren Ltd. page from Register of trade marks of the Cutlers Company of Sheffield, 1919

Samuel Warren Ltd. page from Register of trade marks of the Cutlers Company of Sheffield, 1919. Compiled by J. H
Original at Sheffield Archives ref. SY599/B7/1

Background imageSteel Collection: Person photographing the Angel of the North sculpture by Antony Gormley, Gateshead

Person photographing the Angel of the North sculpture by Antony Gormley, Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSteel Collection: NFS 60ft hand-operated turntable ladder, WW2

NFS 60ft hand-operated turntable ladder, WW2
An Austin K4-Merryweather 60 foot hand-operated turntable ladder (TL). A total of 50 such appliances were built and mounted on Austin K4 chassis for the Home Office between 1942 and 1943

Background imageSteel Collection: Jones & Laughlin Steel Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jones & Laughlin Steel Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Jones & Laughlin Steel Works, Monongahela River, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - founded in 1851 by Bernard Lauth and B. F. Jones. Date: circa 1903

Background imageSteel Collection: Oldbury Factories

Oldbury Factories
A West Midlands town known for its manufacture of iron and steel tubes, chemical and engineering products - hence such an out put of smoke !

Background imageSteel Collection: Bessemer converter in Longwy steelworks, France

Bessemer converter in Longwy steelworks, France
A Bessemer converter in the Longwy steelworks, France -- a process designed for the mass production of steel from molten pig iron

Background imageSteel Collection: New Tyne Bridge

New Tyne Bridge
Of historic interest as a forerunner of the larger Sydney Harbour bridge built by the same company. IoE 430244

Background imageSteel Collection: Worker and Kolkhoz Woman, sculpture by Vera Mukhina, Moscow (b / w photo)

Worker and Kolkhoz Woman, sculpture by Vera Mukhina, Moscow (b / w photo)
7200710 Worker and Kolkhoz Woman, sculpture by Vera Mukhina, Moscow (b/w photo) by Russian Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Worker and Kolkhoz Woman)

Background imageSteel Collection: Durum wheat, Triticum turgidum

Durum wheat, Triticum turgidum
Durum wheat, pasta wheat or maraconi wheat, Triticum turgidum, Ble de miracle. Handcoloured steel engraving by Oudet after a botanical illustration by Edouard Maubert from Pierre Oscar Reveil, A

Background imageSteel Collection: Pistachio nut tree, Pistacia vera

Pistachio nut tree, Pistacia vera. Pistachiers. Handcoloured steel engraving from Felix-Edouard Guerin-Menevilles Dictionnaire Pittoresque d Histoire Naturelle

Background imageSteel Collection: A long exposure on the coast of Lake Superior, near Grand Marais, Minnesota

A long exposure on the coast of Lake Superior, near Grand Marais, Minnesota

Background imageSteel Collection: Angel of the North, by Antony Gormley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom

Angel of the North, by Antony Gormley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSteel Collection: Petrol station, Old Brompton Road, London SW7

Petrol station, Old Brompton Road, London SW7
Brew Brothers petrol station in Old Brompton Road, London SW7, where a fire and explosion occurred in a basement store, 20 July 1957

Background imageSteel Collection: Steel Workers Organizing Comittee. Painting for a poster (never printed), late 1930s, by Ben Shahn

Steel Workers Organizing Comittee. Painting for a poster (never printed), late 1930s, by Ben Shahn
SHAHN: STEEL UNION POSTER. Steel Workers Organizing Comittee. Painting for a poster (never printed), late 1930s, by Ben Shahn

Background imageSteel Collection: Washing & Steel Mill

Washing & Steel Mill
A washing line and an old man and children in the back garden of a house backing onto the Steward & Lloyds steel mill, Corby, Northamptonshire, England. Date: late 1960s

Background imageSteel Collection: De Lorean DMC-12

De Lorean DMC-12




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"Steel: A Symbol of Strength and Endurance" Aston Martin V12 Vanquish James Bond: Just like the iconic car, steel embodies power and sophistication. Bridge of the Americas, Panama Canal, Balboa, Panama, Central America: Steel structures connect continents and enable global trade. Verrazano Narrows Bridge: This engineering marvel showcases the incredible strength and versatility of steel. Napoleonic Wars. Cuirassier. French Army. Heavy cavalry. Eng: Steel armor protected soldiers in battle throughout history. The Blue Comet train: Steel rails paved the way for efficient transportation systems that transformed societies. Redcar Beach at sunset with steelworks in the background, Redcar, Cleveland: The beauty of nature harmoniously coexists with industrial progress thanks to steel's contribution. Festival of Britain 1951 - The Skylon, South Bank, London: Steel structures like the Skylon represented a post-war era focused on innovation and rebuilding. Newcastle upon Tyne skyline & Gateshead with Tyne Bridge over River Tyne, Tyne&Wear : These landmarks stand tall as testaments to Newcastle's rich industrial heritage built on steel foundations. View over Wincobank&Brightside Sheffield, Yorkshire 1940s-1950s : In times of adversity during WWII, steel played a crucial role in rebuilding cities from ruins. Ordnance Survey map copied by Germans marked with bombing targets : Even enemies recognized the strategic importance of targeting areas where steel production thrived during wartime. The Angel of the North sculpture by Antony Gormley, Gateshead&Newcastle-upon-Tyne : This magnificent artwork celebrates both human creativity and resilience embodied by this enduring material. Connel Ferry Bridge .