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Events and images from 1897

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Key Events from 1897

From the railway archiveThe construction of the new London Extension through the centre of England prompts the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway to change its name to the more appropriate, Great Central Railway.

There are 906 records from 1897

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L1001
Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, SUTTON.
Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, SUTTON.
L1002
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, LEVENSHULME.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, LEVENSHULME.
L1003
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, COREA.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, COREA.
L1006
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, CLIFTONVILLE.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, CLIFTONVILLE.
L1008
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, AMERSHAM.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, AMERSHAM.
L1009
Contractors' 0-6-0 tank locomotive, BROUGHTON.
Contractors' 0-6-0 tank locomotive, BROUGHTON.
L1010
0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, BRILL No. 1, and train.
0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, BRILL No. 1, and train.
L1011
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, No. 15.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, No. 15.
L1014
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, BARRY.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, BARRY.
L1015
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ST. GEORGES.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ST. GEORGES.
L1017
0-4-0 contractors' saddletank locomotive.
0-4-0 contractors' saddletank locomotive.
L1019
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, H. LOVATT No. 1.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, H. LOVATT No. 1.
L1020
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, SUDBROOK.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, SUDBROOK.
L1021
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, '14'.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, '14'.
L1023
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, DEVONSHIRE.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, DEVONSHIRE.
L1024
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, NEWPORT.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, NEWPORT.