Printout from The Last Main Line:

North end of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire

North end of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire

L1660. 'North end of Catesby tunnel', Northamptonshire (S.W.A. Newton's notes). At almost 3000 yards (2742 metres), this tunnel was the longest on the Last Main Line. Note the date plaque (1897) over the tunnel's entrance, installed to mark the completion of this momentous engineering achievement. The contractor responsible for building this section of the London Extension (Contract No.4, Rugby to Woodford) was T. Oliver & Son.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - L 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.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
Location.Creation Site - Catesby, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 452400 259600)
RightsLeicestershire County Council