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Brick arch bridge and contractor's line near Nethercote

Brick arch bridge and contractor's line near Nethercote

L2334. Contractor's temporary rails snake their way beneath a three arch brick overbridge spanning a dressed cutting near Nethercote, Warwickshire. Despite being hastily laid and badly maintained, these rough tracks were the backbone of the Line's construction, allowing men, materials and machinery to be ferried back and forth along the route. T. Oliver & Son was the firm contracted to build this section of the Railway (Contract No.4, Rugby to Woodford).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 115mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - V 1/8
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 - Nethercote, Warwickshire (O.S. Ref: 452400 263600)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council