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North portal of Sherwood Rise tunnel

North portal of Sherwood Rise tunnel

L2300. A line of contractor's temporary railway enters the north portal of Sherwood Rise tunnel, hewn out of the rock at the end of a steep cutting. Built by Logan & Hemingway as part of Contract No.1 (Annesley to Leake), the completed tunnel was some 662 yards (605 metres) long, and travelling passengers would emerge from the southern portal into the short cutting that was home to Carrington Station.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 162mm
dimension.W - 116mm
IdentifierNewton - T 4/6
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 - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 456400 342200)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council