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Brunel's Bristol: From Station to Ship

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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.

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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