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Temporary contractor's railway new New Basford, Nottinghamshire

Temporary contractor's railway new New Basford, Nottinghamshire

L1701. 'Track with rhubarb growing between sleepers' is how S. W. A. Newton described this image. It was taken somewhere in the New Basford district of Nottingham, and shows part of Logan & Hemingway's temporary railway system. The lightly laid track appears to be climbing before disappearing out of view. Logan & Hemingway were the contractors responsible for building the Annesley to East Leake section of the London Extension.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographic prints - Black & White
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.W - 161mm
dimension.H - 118mm
IdentifierNewton - M 4/3
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - glass plate negative
part of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - New Basford, Nottinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 456000 342000)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council