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Brunel's Bristol: From Station to Ship

Bristol is not only home to ss Great Britain but also a few other masterpieces by the great man himself Isambard Kingdom Brunel including Clifton Suspension Bridge and Temple Meads Station. http://www.ssgreatbritain.org/whats-on/brunels-bristol-walking-tours
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Temple Meads, Bristol, before the bombing in WW2 destroyed the top of the tower. The Brunel station was on the left, the Bristol & Exeter on the right.

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HISTORIC images of the original architectural drawings by Isambard Kingdom Brunel have been captured for the first time on a new Network Rail virtual archive.

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A quiet interlude at Bristol Temple Meads Old Station. Brunel's original structure is beautifully illuminated.

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When it opened in 1840, Brunel's train shed at his Temple Meads terminus set a pattern for city stations. In 1964, a year before it dosed. mailbags await attention and a child is shown the pleasures of steam.

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