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Construction of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire

Construction of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire

L1661. North entrance of Catesby tunnel under construction. Completed in 1897, the tunnel ran for 2997 yards (2740 metres) , and was the London Extension's longest. T. Oliver & Son was the contractor responsible for building this section of the Railway (Contract No.4, Rugby to Woodford).
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 1/10
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