Printout from The Last Main Line:

A gang of navvies near Haddenham, Buckinghamshire

A gang of navvies near Haddenham, Buckinghamshire

L2202. A gang of navvies near Haddenham take time off from their work on the Great Western & Great Central Joint Line and assemble for the camera. Newton helped to offset the costs of his repeated expeditions along the Railway by selling copies of the photographs he took to the navvies themselves. How many of these men looked back on this picture and remembered their work on the Last Main Line?
qkwNavvies
alt_title
themescommunity histories
subjectPeople associated with manual labour - Navvies
Railway Companies - Great Western & Great Central Joint Railway
railway employees - railway construction workers
railways - railway construction & maintenance
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1903
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 116mm
dimension.W - 160mm
IdentifierNewton - Q 3/1
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 - Haddenham, Buckinghamshire
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1903
RightsLeicestershire County Council