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Construction of Great Central Station, Leicester

Construction of Great Central Station, Leicester

L1538. Construction of Leicester Central Station, circa 1898. Note the hydraulic buffer stops at the centre of the photograph, and the Midland Railway's tipping wagon, used by the Great Central Railway for the duration of the building work. The station was built by Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton, the contractor responsible for this section of the Railway (Contract No.2, Leake to Aylestone).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1898
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - I 5/17
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 - Great Central Station, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458100 304600)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1898
RightsLeicestershire County Council