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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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L1297
Shed above East Leake Tunnel, Nottinghamshire
Shed above East Leake Tunnel, Nottinghamshire
L1298
Contractor's yard near Loughborough
Contractor's yard near Loughborough
L1299
Cut and cover two arch tunnel
Cut and cover two arch tunnel
L1300
Contractor's and surveyors offices, Harewood Square, London
Contractor's and surveyors offices, Harewood Square, London
L1301
Cutting and retaining walls, London
Cutting and retaining walls, London
L1302
Navvies at the site of Marylebone Station
Navvies at the site of Marylebone Station
L1313
Protest notice and gates, London
Protest notice and gates, London
L1316
Steam powered excavator and navvies
Steam powered excavator and navvies
L1317
Tunnel construction at Wellington Place, London
Tunnel construction at Wellington Place, London
L1318
Girder bridge
Girder bridge
L1319
Cut and cover two arch tunnel
Cut and cover two arch tunnel
L1320
Tunnel construction and steam crane
Tunnel construction and steam crane
L1321
Girder bridge
Girder bridge
L1322
4-4-0 Metropolitan Railway locomotive, 'No. 58'
4-4-0 Metropolitan Railway locomotive, 'No. 58'
L1323
0-4-4 Metropolitan Railway locomotive 'No. 77'
0-4-4 Metropolitan Railway locomotive 'No. 77'
L1324
Tunnel construction
Tunnel construction