Dr Evermore & the Forevertron...

From Wikipedia: “Dr. Evermor is a fictional Victorian inventor who designed the Forevertron to launch himself “into the heaven on a magnetic lightning force beam.” He has built a tea house from which he says Queen Victoria and Prince Albert may observe the event. The sculpture incorporates an actual decontamination chamber from the Apollo Project, as well as dynamos built by Thomas Edison, and scrap salvaged from the nearby Badger Army Ammunition Plant.”


Visualisation by Alex George.
Thank you to World Changing and Janet E Davis.