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Construction of a girder bridge, Blackbird Road, Leicester

Construction of a girder bridge, Blackbird Road, Leicester

L1362. Girder underbridge being constructed at Blackbird Road, 'Parish of Leicester Abbey', circa 1897 (S.W.A. Newton's notes). Note the large girder under the bridge that has still to be raised into position. Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton was the contractor who built this section of the Railway (Contract No.2 Leake to Aylestone).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - 
Photographic prints - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - E 6/2
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Blackbird Road, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458100 306200)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council