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Building the girder bridge over the Oxford Canal at Rugby

Building the girder bridge over the Oxford Canal at Rugby

L1893. Photographed during the viaduct's construction around 1897, this is one of the four girder spans that brought the London Extension across the Oxford Canal at Rugby, Warwickshire. The bridge was built by T. Oliver & Son, as part of their contract to build the Rugby to Woodford section of the Last Main Line (Contract No.4).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 162mm
IdentifierNewton - Q 1/1
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 - Rugby, Warwickshire (O.S. Ref: 451900 276200)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council