A selection of projects from

The Modern era

The Modern era
3d digital historic reconstruction irt powerhouse

The IRT Power Station

The Interborough Rapid Transit Powerhouse, constructed in 1904 to power the subways of Manhattan island in New York City, USA

Crystal Palace

The Crystal Palace was built in London, Hyde Park to house the Great Exhibition of 1851. Here you see it after it was relocated to Sydenham Hill in South London. It was destroyed by fire in 1936

Groverake Fluorspar Mine

Originally operating as a lead mine in the 1800s this site changed ownership a number of times until 1999 when it was finally abandoned.   (North Pennines AONB)

HMS York

Following 12 years in service HMS York was moored at Portsmouth harbour and used as a prison ‘hulk’ between 1819 and 1854.

Rookhope Lead Smelting Mill

The horizontal chimney, pictured here in County Durham, carried away lead fumes for more than a mile up the adjacent hillside. Illustrated here in 1880.   (North Pennines AONB)

SS Great Eastern

An iron built sailing / steamship designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1858. The largest ship ever built at the time with a capacity to carry 4000 passengers.  (The Brunel Institute)

Nenthead Lead Mines

Nenthead is one of Englands highest towns in the County of Cumbria, purpose-built for the Lead mining industry during the mid 18th Century. Illustrated here from 1800.    (North Pennines AONB)