Printout from The Last Main Line:

Girder overbridge being built at Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire

Girder overbridge being built at Woodford Halse, Northamptonshire

L1478. Construction of the girder overbridge that carried the Stratford & Midland Junction Railway over the London Extension. Bridges such as this were built by the Great Central Railway to accommodate existing routes that were interrupted by the new Main Line. The photograph was taken in 1896, near to the spot where Contract No. 4 (Rugby to Woodford, built by T. Oliver & Son) met Contract No. 5 (Woodford to Brackley built by Walter Scott & Co. of Newcastle upon Tyne).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - 1896
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - H 1/9
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 - Woodford, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 454200 251600)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - 1896
RightsLeicestershire County Council