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Cutting the first sod on the Aylesbury extension

Cutting the first sod on the Aylesbury extension

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L2586. An excellent photograph taken in 1890 at the cutting of the first sod of the Metropolitan Railway's Aylesbury extension. Having reached Aylesbury in 1892, this line would later provide the Great Central's original route into the capital when their London Extension opened in 1899.
ContributorLondon's Transport Museum
Creatorattribution - Unknown
Datecreation - 1890
TypeDigital images - Scanned
Formatdimension.H - 152mm
dimension.W - 203mm
resolution - 300 dpi
IdentifierLondon's Transport Museum - 1998/ 47679
SourceLondon's Transport Museum
Relationcopy of - Black and white print
Coverageperiod - 1890
Location.Current Repository - London's Transport Museum
RightsLondon's Transport Museum