| ( 1830 - 1894 )
One of the greatest engineers of all time was Isambard Kingdom Brunel - Just a few of
his achievements are shown below.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel 1806-1859
A remarkable man !
The Thames Tunnel (A great feat of 1800's)
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
IK Brunel designed the Box Tunnel
which was used for the Great Western
Railway across Britain.
Yet another bridge !
The Clifton Bridge by IK Brunel
There are still more Burnell families ...
Following his retirement from British Rail, Allan Burnell had a London Train
named after him.(2007)
Pictured: Allan with his wife Sandy
and happy family. My wife and I met Allan & Sandy on our trip to England in October 2006. A very nice couple.
Isambard Brunel built the Great Western Railway
and the Great Western Steamship Company.
He is standing beside
some anchor chains.
Marc Isambard Brunel 1769-1849
Father of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
and another great engineer.
The Saltash Bridge by IK Brunel
The Royal Albert Bridge by IK Brunel