Photographer's Note

Unlike most of the lines on the London Underground, the stations on the Metropolitan line have high vaulted rooves made of brick and are much nearer to the surface than the deeper, more recently constructed lines. The first trains on the London Underground were powered by steam and this necessitated the construction of high rooves and large vents at frequent intervals to allow the steam to escape.

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