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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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L1370
Construction of a girder underbridge
Construction of a girder underbridge
L1371
Ground frame and signals, Leicester
Ground frame and signals, Leicester
L1372
Contractor's yard sidings, Leicester
Contractor's yard sidings, Leicester
L1373
Viaduct construction
Viaduct construction
L1374
Steam navvy at Chetwode, Buckinghamshire
Steam navvy at Chetwode, Buckinghamshire
L1376
Steam shovel and navvies rock cutting
Steam shovel and navvies rock cutting
L1377
Girder underbridge
Girder underbridge
L1378
Girder overbridge
Girder overbridge
L1380
Girder underbridge
Girder underbridge
L1382
Steam navvy
Steam navvy
L1383
Girder underbridge
Girder underbridge
L1385
Site of junction with Great Northern Railway
Site of junction with Great Northern Railway
L1386
Girder overbridge
Girder overbridge
L1388
Navvies and missionary at Calvert, Buckinghamshire
Navvies and missionary at Calvert, Buckinghamshire
L1389
Navvy Mission hut, Calvert, Buckinghamshire
Navvy Mission hut, Calvert, Buckinghamshire
L1390
Exterior view of St. Johns Wood Road Station
Exterior view of St. Johns Wood Road Station