Printout from The Last Main Line:

Demolishing the platforms at the south end of Leicester Central Station

Demolishing the platforms at the south end of Leicester Central Station

L1745. Taken in December 1970, this is a poignant view across the twisted Victorian ironwork of Leicester Central, lying beside the platform buildings at the south end of the station.
qkwDemolition
alt_title
themesengineering achievements and industrial archaeology
subjectconstruction - Demolition
construction - Iron construction
Machinery - Digger
railway facilities - railway stations
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Daniel, J.
Datecreation - December 1970
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 88mm
dimension.W - 88mm
IdentifierDE 3736
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland collection
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Great Central Station, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458200 304700)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - December 1970
RightsLeicestershire County Council