Printout from The Last Main Line:

Brick arch overbridge and excavators near Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire

Brick arch overbridge and excavators near Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire

L1786. An industrious scene on the Great Western & Great Central Joint Line near Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, circa 1903. Two contractor's locomotives are just visible beyond the brick arch overbridge, flanked by the two imposing steam navvies at work on either side of the cutting. Typically, the contractor's temporary railway is poorly laid and littered with debris. Pauling & Co. of Westminster was the firm responsible for building this later section of the Last Main Line (Northolt to High Wycombe).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1903
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 162mm
IdentifierNewton - N 2/1
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 - Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 499500 189200)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1903
RightsLeicestershire County Council