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Great Central Railway offices, Gallowtree Gate, Leicester

Great Central Railway offices, Gallowtree Gate, Leicester

L1528. Great Central Railway premises at No.25 Gallowtree Gate, Leicester, circa 1900. Dean & Dawson is one of the names that appear in the shop window. These were the agents behind many of the Great Central's cheap excursion offers, begun in an effort to attract people to the new Main Line, and take passengers away from established services like the Midland Railway.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1900
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - I 5/7
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 - Gallowtree Gate, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458100 304500)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1900
RightsLeicestershire County Council