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Girder overbridge near Princes Risborough

Girder overbridge near Princes Risborough

L2799. Photographed around 1903, this is thought to be the plate girder overbridge that crossed the Great Western & Great Central Joint line just south of Princes Risborough Station, Buckinghamshire. Visible on the right prior to its replacement is a section of the existing Great Western line, recognisable by the fact that this was originally broad gauge track that has since been converted to standard gauge width. Note the legs of the navvy that are just visible on the scaffolding that is slung beneath the bridge.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1903
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 162mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 4/1
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.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
Location.Creation Site - Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 479900 202300)
period - circa 1903
RightsLeicestershire County Council