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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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L1260
Navvy with horse and cart, St. Johns Wood, London
Navvy with horse and cart, St. Johns Wood, London
L1261
Contractor's Offices, London
Contractor's Offices, London
L1262
Engineers office, London
Engineers office, London
L1263
Construction of a ventilation shaft at St. Johns Wood, London
Construction of a ventilation shaft at St. Johns Wood, London
L1264
Construction of Lodge Road tunnel, London
Construction of Lodge Road tunnel, London
L1268
Rock cutting and bridge abutments
Rock cutting and bridge abutments
L1269
Brick and girder viaduct
Brick and girder viaduct
L1271
Three arch brick overbridge in cutting
Three arch brick overbridge in cutting
L1272
Dunton Bassett Tunnel, Leicestershire
Dunton Bassett Tunnel, Leicestershire
L1275
Brick arch overbridge, Buckinghamshire
Brick arch overbridge, Buckinghamshire
L1276
Brick arch overbridge near Westbury, Buckinghamshire
Brick arch overbridge near Westbury, Buckinghamshire
L1280
Brick arch overbridge at Mixbury, Oxfordshire
Brick arch overbridge at Mixbury, Oxfordshire
L1281
Girder underbridge at Mixbury, Oxfordshire
Girder underbridge at Mixbury, Oxfordshire
L1284
Kilsby Tunnel, Northamptonshire
Kilsby Tunnel, Northamptonshire
L1285
Kilsby Tunnel, Northamptonshire
Kilsby Tunnel, Northamptonshire
L1292
Three arch brick underbridge, Buckinghamshire
Three arch brick underbridge, Buckinghamshire