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Events and images from 1901

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Key Events from 1901

From the railway archiveSir Edward Watkin dies at the age of 82 after a period of ill health. He had seen the fulfilment of his dream to build a line from Manchester to London, but his Channel Tunnel idea would not come to fruition for another ninety years.

There are 17 records from 1901

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L1442
Hand bill advertising a football match excursion to London
Hand bill advertising a football match excursion to London
L1830
High Wycombe viaduct before widening
High Wycombe viaduct before widening
L1831
Girder bridge crossing the old Great Western line at West Wycombe
Girder bridge crossing the old Great Western line at West Wycombe
L2426
Woodford Station staff
Woodford Station staff
L2489
A porter at work on Charwelton platform, Northamptonshire
A porter at work on Charwelton platform, Northamptonshire
L2505
Agricultural worker on horse drawn machine near Hellidon
Agricultural worker on horse drawn machine near Hellidon
L2521
Horse drawn plough near Hellidon, Northamptonshire
Horse drawn plough near Hellidon, Northamptonshire
L2699
Great Central Railway hand bill promoting excursions to Sheffield
Great Central Railway hand bill promoting excursions to Sheffield
L2700
Great Central Railway hand bill announcing the cancellation of excursions
Great Central Railway hand bill announcing the cancellation of excursions
L2701
Great Central Railway hand bill advertising express excursions to Chesterfield
Great Central Railway hand bill advertising express excursions to Chesterfield
L2702
Great Central Railway hand bill advertising cheap excursions to Bolton
Great Central Railway hand bill advertising cheap excursions to Bolton
L2721
Great Central Railway hand bill promoting cheap excursions to Nottingham
Great Central Railway hand bill promoting cheap excursions to Nottingham
L2722
Great Central Railway hand bill notifying the cancellation of services
Great Central Railway hand bill notifying the cancellation of services
L2724
Great Central Railway hand bill advertising excursions to Loughborough
Great Central Railway hand bill advertising excursions to Loughborough
L2928
Copied photograph of a Victorian lady
Copied photograph of a Victorian lady
L3481
Footbridge over the River Soar
Footbridge over the River Soar