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Construction of Leicester Central Station

Construction of Leicester Central Station

L1526. Leicester Central Station's ironwork canopy under construction, circa 1897. The station was built by Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton as part of Contract No.2 (Leake to Aylestone).
qkwStation Construction
alt_title
themesengineering achievements and industrial archaeology
subjectBuilding materials - iron
People associated with manual labor - Navvies
railway employees - railway construction workers
railway facilities - railway stations
railways - railway construction & maintenance
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - I 5/5
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Leicester, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 458100 304600)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council