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Contractor's locomotive at the site of the junction at Woodford

Contractor's locomotive at the site of the junction at Woodford

L3008. Four men pose for Newton's camera from the cab of an 0-4-0 contractor's locomotive close to the point at which the Stratford & Midland Junction Railway joined the Great Central's Last Main Line south of Woodford. Just a few yards past the engine this section of ballasted permanent way reverts to temporary tracks. Note the temporary wooden overbridge that is visible on the crest of the hill.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 162mm
dimension.W - 216mm
IdentifierNewton - 30/2
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 - Woodford, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 454100 252000)
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council