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Riveters at work on Bath Lane bridge, Leicester

Riveters at work on Bath Lane bridge, Leicester

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L2319. A gang of riveters pause for a moment from their work on the Bath Lane plate girder bridge, and pose for Newton's camera. This bridge, situated just south of Great Central Station, formed part of the long viaduct which was built to carry the Last Main Line across the city. These men would have worked for Henry Lovatt & Co. of Wolverhampton, the contractor responsible for building this section of the Railway (Contract No.2, Leake to Aylestone).
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 165mm
IdentifierNewton - U 6/1
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
Relationcopy of - glass plate negative
part of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Bath Lane, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458100 304400)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council