23 March 2014

Who is the man in the stove pipe hat?


Work commences in 1854 at Durham on what becomes East Coast Mainline

2 comments:

gareth252williams said...

Is it Thomas Harrison?

Anonymous said...

Thomas Eliot Harrison probably. The scheme was the York Darlington Newcastle railway promoted by George Hudson who' s Engineer was Robert Stephenson and his main man on the ground was T. E. Harrison