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"Unleashing Innovation and Precision

Background imageEngineer Collection: Falkland Islands Royal Engineer briefing map, 1982

Falkland Islands Royal Engineer briefing map, 1982 (c); with typescript annotations relating to the condition and passibility of airfields, roads and tracks by tracked and wheeled vehicles

Background imageEngineer Collection: Isambard Kingdom Brunel Standing Before the Launching Chains of the Great Eastern

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Standing Before the Launching Chains of the Great Eastern, 1857, printed 1863-64

Background imageEngineer Collection: ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL (1806-1859). English engineer

ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL (1806-1859). English engineer. Brunel before the Great Eastern steamships braking drum chains, which lowered the ship from the slip for launching: photograph, 1857

Background imageEngineer Collection: Newport Bridge 1906

Newport Bridge 1906
Newport Transporter Bridge, Monmouthshire, Wales, is one of the worlds few surviving aerial ferries. It was completed in 1906 by French engineer Ferdinand Arnodin. Date: 1906

Background imageEngineer Collection: ATLAS detector, CERN

ATLAS detector, CERN
ATLAS detector. Engineer standing on a platform in front of the ATLAS (a torodial LHC apparatus) detector (circular) at CERN (the European particle physics laboratory) near Geneva, Switzerland

Background imageEngineer Collection: Sir Joseph Bazalgette

Sir Joseph Bazalgette
SIR WILLIAM GEORGE ARMSTRONG, Baron Armstrong Engineer, inventor and arms manufacturer

Background imageEngineer Collection: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, IKB union jack flag - T-shirt / poster print design

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, IKB union jack flag - T-shirt / poster print design
Isambard Kingdom Bunel portrait with Union Jack flag - T-shirt / poster print design IKB

Background imageEngineer Collection: Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge, west London, was the first suspension bridge over the River Thames. It was designed by noted civil engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette. Date: completed 1887

Background imageEngineer Collection: Brunels tunnelling shield

Brunels tunnelling shield
The tunnelling shield, or excavating machine designed by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel (1769- 1849) & used in the construction of the lining of the Thames tunnel

Background imageEngineer Collection: CMS detector, CERN

CMS detector, CERN
CMS detector. Part of the CMS (compact muon solenoid) detector at CERN (the European particle physics laboratory) near Geneva, Switzerland

Background imageEngineer Collection: 1490 Leonardo Da Vinci colour portrait

1490 Leonardo Da Vinci colour portrait
Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist and inventor (15 April 1452 - 2 May 1519). Engraved portrait by J. Posselwhite in The Gallery of Portraits 1835 with later colouring

Background imageEngineer Collection: GWR Iron Duke Class Steam Locomotive

GWR Iron Duke Class Steam Locomotive
Vintage engraving of a GWR Iron Duke Class Steam Locomotive. The Great Western Railway Iron Duke Class 4-2-2 was a class of broad gauge steam locomotives for express passenger train work

Background imageEngineer Collection: A long run from Tarland, Aberdeenshire, necessitates a thorough clean-up for this 1925

A long run from Tarland, Aberdeenshire, necessitates a thorough clean-up for this 1925 Tasker traction engine, so its owner Mr William McConachie, an Aberdeen farmer

Background imageEngineer Collection: Flying Scotsman - LNER High-pressure Compound Express Loco

Flying Scotsman - LNER High-pressure Compound Express Locomotive No. 10, 000 leaving Waverley Station, Edinburgh, Scotland - designed by Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley

Background imageEngineer Collection: Bolts of electricity discharging in the lab of Nikola Tesla

Bolts of electricity discharging in the lab of Nikola Tesla
Inventor and scientist Nikola Tesla in his lab while his magnifying transmitter high voltage generator produces bolts of electricity. December 1899

Background imageEngineer Collection: The Transporter at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales

The Transporter at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
The Newport Transporter Bridge - a transporter bridge crossing the River Usk in Newport, South Wales (Monmouthshire). A Grade I listed structure, designed by French engineer Ferdinand Arnodin

Background imageEngineer Collection: Royal Engineer with messenger dog, France, WW1

Royal Engineer with messenger dog, France, WW1
A Royal Engineer reading a message brought by a messenger dog by swimming a canal, near Nieppe Wood, northern France, during the First World War. Date: 1914-1918

Background imageEngineer Collection: Bridgewater Canal Map

Bridgewater Canal Map
Map showing the route of the proposed canal from Worsley to Manchester and thence to the Mersey, to be built by engineer James Brindley for the duke of Bridgewater

Background imageEngineer Collection: Invention of the Cube Car

Invention of the Cube Car. This box-like car, designed by French-Vietnamese designer and engineer Quasar Kahn, was produced in limited numbers between 1967

Background imageEngineer Collection: Tokamak-15 nuclear fusion reactor C013 / 1348

Tokamak-15 nuclear fusion reactor C013 / 1348
Tokamak-15 nuclear fusion reactor. Nuclear engineer standing on top of the Tokamak-15 (T-15) nuclear fusion reactor at the Kurchatov Institute of Nuclear Power, near Moscow, Russia

Background imageEngineer Collection: CERDA, Ildefonso (1816-1876). Spanish engineer

CERDA, Ildefonso (1816-1876). Spanish engineer
" CERDA, Ildefonso (1816-1876). Spanish engineer and town planner. " Plan de Reforma Interior y Ensanche de la ciudad de Barcelona", urban planning of the city of Barcelona (1859)

Background imageEngineer Collection: Victorian inventions in The Engineer

Victorian inventions in The Engineer
A page of patented engineering and industrial inventions from The Engineer magazine, 1856. Date: 1856

Background imageEngineer Collection: Metalwork

Metalwork
MODEL RELEASED. Metalwork. Metalworker watching a CNC (computer numerical control) lathe as it machines a metal component. CNC lathes are controlled electronically

Background imageEngineer Collection: LOCOMOTIVE, 1883. The conductor, crew and canine mascot of a Central Pacific Railroad train posing

LOCOMOTIVE, 1883. The conductor, crew and canine mascot of a Central Pacific Railroad train posing by the locomotive during a station stop at Mill City, Nevada. Photographed in 1883

Background imageEngineer Collection: Arboretum with fountain and Royce statue, Derby

Arboretum with fountain and Royce statue, Derby
The Arboretum, a public park near the centre of Derby, with a fountain (left) and a statue of Sir Frederick Henry Royce (1863-1933), the English engineer and automobile manufacturer

Background imageEngineer Collection: Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage
CHARLES BABBAGE Mathematician and engineer

Background imageEngineer Collection: Advert, A & J Main, Structural Engineers, Glasgow

Advert, A & J Main, Structural Engineers, Glasgow
Advert for A & J Main, Structural Engineers, Clydesdale Iron Works, Possilpark, Glasgow, Scotland. 1905

Background imageEngineer Collection: Installation of Vostok spacecraft

Installation of Vostok spacecraft
Vostok spacecraft installation. Workers installing a Vostok spacecraft. Vostok were Soviet spacecraft used as part of the Vostok programme, which flew six manned spaceflights between 1961 and 1963

Background imageEngineer Collection: F. C. Lowthorp, civil engineer

F. C. Lowthorp, civil engineer
F.C. Lowthorp, civil engineer

Background imageEngineer Collection: Nikola Tesla, Serb-US physicist

Nikola Tesla, Serb-US physicist
Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), Serb-US physicist and electrical engineer. Tesla was educated at Graz and Prague, but in 1884 he emigrated to the USA

Background imageEngineer Collection: Telephone Exchange 1929

Telephone Exchange 1929
Londons new Automatic Telephone Exchange, showing an engineer testing the new revolutionary system, whereby subscribers were connected without an operator

Background imageEngineer Collection: Wm Armstrong / Cragside

Wm Armstrong / Cragside
SIR WILLIAM GEORGE ARMSTRONG Baron Armstrong Engineer, inventor and arms manufacturers home, Cragside, Rothbury

Background imageEngineer Collection: Ernst Werner Von Siemens

Ernst Werner Von Siemens
ERNST WERNER VON SIEMENS German engineer

Background imageEngineer Collection: Thomas Telford / Holl / Lane

Thomas Telford / Holl / Lane
THOMAS TELFORD, engineer, bust portrait

Background imageEngineer Collection: James Watt in his Glasgow workshop improving on Thomas Newcomens 1712 Newcomen

James Watt in his Glasgow workshop improving on Thomas Newcomens 1712 Newcomen
3588302 James Watt in his Glasgow workshop improving on Thomas Newcomens 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781, from Les Merveilles de la Science, pub.1870

Background imageEngineer Collection: Humphry Davy / World Invt

Humphry Davy / World Invt
SIR HUMPHRY DAVY Engineer and inventor

Background imageEngineer Collection: Richard Trevithick

Richard Trevithick
RICHARD TREVITHICK Railway engineer, in 1816

Background imageEngineer Collection: Robert Stephenson / Lucas

Robert Stephenson / Lucas
ROBERT STEPHENSON Engineer and designer of the Menai Bridge Depicted leaning against a rock with the bridge in the background

Background imageEngineer Collection: Sir Jospeh Bazalgette

Sir Jospeh Bazalgette
SIR JOSEPH WILLIAM BAZALGETTE engineer who embanked the Thames, and gave London its drains

Background imageEngineer Collection: Locomotive Maintenance

Locomotive Maintenance
A maintenance man checking over The White Knight steam locomotive at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Background imageEngineer Collection: Hush Hush Railway Engine crossing the Forth Rail Bridge

Hush Hush Railway Engine crossing the Forth Rail Bridge
Hush Hush Railway Engine (designed by Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley CBE) crossing the Forth Rail Bridge. The LNER W1 No. 10000 (known as the Hush-Hush due to its secrecy)

Background imageEngineer Collection: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, watching work on an early steamboat, c 1856 (b / w photo)

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, watching work on an early steamboat, c 1856 (b / w photo)
3099642 Isambard Kingdom Brunel, watching work on an early steamboat, c 1856 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageEngineer Collection: South Devon Railway Leopard class Saddle Tank Engine

South Devon Railway Leopard class Saddle Tank Engine
Vintage engraving of Lance a South Devon Railway Leopard class Saddle Tank Engine. Lance (1875 to 1892) GWR no. 2130, it was one of two locomotives kept working at Swindon railway works for shunting

Background imageEngineer Collection: Lee De Forest, US radio pioneer

Lee De Forest, US radio pioneer
Lee De Forest (1873-1961), American radio pioneer, holding the triode valve, or Audion tube, that he invented. De Forest studied at Yale, gaining his doctorate with a thesis on radio waves

Background imageEngineer Collection: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, c. 1855

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, c. 1855
Engraved portrait of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859), the English engineer and inventor, pictured c.1855

Background imageEngineer Collection: Formula 1 2001: Austrian GP

Formula 1 2001: Austrian GP
RED BULL RING, AUSTRIA - MAY 13: David Coulthard in conversation during the Austrian GP at Red Bull Ring on Sunday May 13, 2001 in Spielberg, Austria. (Photo by Steven Tee / LAT Images)

Background imageEngineer Collection: The Engineer, 1867

The Engineer, 1867. The workman is using a file on an engine part held in a vice. Engineers made and maintained the steam engines and machinery used in manufacturing and transport

Background imageEngineer Collection: Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - The Statue of Christ the Redeemer

Brazil - Rio de Janeiro - The Statue of Christ the Redeemer at the summit of Mount Corcovado. Created by French sculptor Paul Landowski



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"Unleashing Innovation and Precision: Celebrating the Legacy of an Engineer" From the Falkland Islands Royal Engineer briefing map in 1982 to Isambard Kingdom Brunel standing before the launching chains of the Great Eastern, engineers have left an indelible mark on history. Isambard Kingdom Brunel, an English engineer known for his groundbreaking achievements, continues to inspire generations with his remarkable contributions. The Newport Bridge in 1906 and Hammersmith Bridge stand as testaments to engineering excellence, showcasing their structural prowess and aesthetic beauty. The iconic IKB Union Jack flag T-shirt/poster print design pays homage to this visionary engineer who revolutionized transportation systems. Brunel's tunnelling shield symbolizes ingenuity at its finest – a marvel that allowed for safe underground construction. Meanwhile, the CMS detector at CERN represents cutting-edge technology used in particle physics research today. Even back in 1925, engineers were dedicated to ensuring efficiency and cleanliness during long runs from Tarland, Aberdeenshire. Their commitment to detail is evident throughout history. Not only did engineers excel in practicality but also artistic expression. Leonardo da Vinci's color portrait from 1490 showcases his multifaceted talent as both an artist and engineer. The Flying Scotsman - LNER High-pressure Compound Express Loco stands tall as a testament to engineering brilliance within locomotive design—a true icon of British engineering heritage. Lastly, we cannot forget The Transporter at Newport Monmouthshire Wales—an impressive feat of engineering that facilitated efficient river crossings while captivating all who witnessed it. Engineers embody innovation, precision, and dedication—shaping our world through their unwavering pursuit of progress. Let us celebrate these visionaries whose legacy continues to inspire future generations towards new frontiers of discovery.