Printout from The Last Main Line:

Navvies in tipping wagons, Leicestershire

Navvies in tipping wagons, Leicestershire

L1724. Navvies in tipping wagons travelling to their work in Leicestershire, hauled by a 0-6-0 contractor's locomotive, circa 1897. On the side of the central wagon are the initials H.L., confirming that these navvies were working for Henry Lovatt & Co. of Wolverhampton, the company responsible for building Contract No.2 of the Last Main Line (Leake to Aylestone).
qkwNavvies
alt_title
themessocio-economic context
subjectPeople associated with manual labour - Navvies
Railway Companies - Great Central Railway
railway employees - railway construction workers
railway tracks - contractor's railway
railway wagons - Tipping wagons
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 - M 5/15
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 - Leicestershire
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council