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Constructing the tunnel beneath the Great Northern Railway, Nottinghamshire

Constructing the tunnel beneath the Great Northern Railway, Nottinghamshire

L1777. Constructing the tunnel that carried a junction between the Great Northern and Great Central Railways near Basford, Nottinghamshire, circa 1897. The main line seen here is that of the Great Northern Railway. Note the steam crane at work on the far side of the tracks.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 116mm
dimension.W - 162mm
IdentifierNewton - N
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 - Basford, Nottinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 455500 343900)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council