Tram accident on Woolich New Road, London, April 1946

Tram accident, London, April Did this inspire the writers at Coronation Street a few decades later?

Charles Dickens London

18 Vintage Photos Of Charles Dickens' London

A penny farthing built for two...

Are they having fun? :) <> How'd you like to have to wear that lady's get-up when you jump on your bike? (vintage tandem bike, bicycle, whew) To those bike riding pioneers who worked the kinks out for us - hats off!

<b>From the Victorian era through to World War Two - featuring tube strikes, carriage redesigns, passenger complaints, ticket machines and air raid shelters.</b>

38 Breathtaking Pictures From The Early Days Of The London Underground

Circa The first Metropolitan train on the underground line passing through Praed Street, of the London Underground.

26 Delightful Pictures Of The London Underground In The '70s And '80s

26 Delightful Pictures Of The London Underground In The '70s And '80s

Photographer Bob Mazzer spent two decades commuting to work and back on the tube. As he travelled, he used his Leica and his own unique p.

Londres en 1880 londres

Dans les rues de Londres en 1880

View of the Egyptian Court inside the Crystal Palace - 1954

The Egyptian Court. The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, Crystal Palace 1851

Lost London - Sir Walter Raleighs house Blackwall

Walter Raleigh’s House London, c. Sir Walter Raleigh’s house at Blackwall, London. The house was demolished during construction of the Blackwall Tunnel

Rare photographs show the fascinating early days of the Tube-London Underground is on the brink of one of its biggest changes since it was opened in 1863.  Part of its winding network is poised for 24-hour operation this autumn sparking debate and strikes from Tube workers. As negotiations continue, MailOnline Travel looks back at fascinating archive pictures from the Underground's humble beginnings.   Read more…

Rare photographs show the fascinating early days of the Tube

Tea on the Tube: A London Underground official drinking a cup of coffee during trials of new automatic trains on a section of the Central Line. The trains are intended for use on the newly opened Victoria underground line.

lewis hine empire street

Some people can go up as high as the sky and they don’t think twice about it. On high ladders, cranes, beams on high buildings or climbing up a soaring communications tower these guys neve…