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Princes Risborough Station undergoing reconstruction

Princes Risborough Station undergoing reconstruction

L2800. This photograph was taken looking north during the rebuilding of Princes Risborough Station. An existing stop on the Great Western Railway, the facilities at Risborough were substantially rebuilt for use on the Great Western & Great Central Joint Line, the alternative route into the capital that was chosen for the London Extension. Mackay & Davies of Cardiff was the contractor responsible for the work. Despite the disruption, it seems to be pretty much business as usual for the station's operation, as a line of wagons laden with goods waits beside the construction site.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1903
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 120mm
dimension.W - 160mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 4/2
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 202700)
period - circa 1903
RightsLeicestershire County Council