| ( 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.
now 2018 (12 years later) and we continue to chat on Facwbook.
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