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Contractor's Yard at St. Johns Wood, London

Contractor's Yard at St. Johns Wood, London

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L1515. Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway Depot at Alpha Road in St. Johns Wood, London, sometime around 1894. The photograph shows the contractor's yard and carpenters shed built by J. T. Firbank of London Bridge, the contractor responsible for constructing the London section of the Railway (Contract No.7). Plenty of building materials litter the foreground and a crane or derrick can be seen to the right. The wooden shed is lettered 'Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway - Extension to London - 1894'
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - 1894
TypePhotographs - 
Photographic prints - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - I 3/8
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Alpha Road, St. Johns Wood, London (O.S. Ref: 536900 176800)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - 1894
RightsLeicestershire County Council