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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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L1392
Stone crusher near Swithland, Leicestershire
Stone crusher near Swithland, Leicestershire
L1394
Garners Hill Passage, Nottingham
Garners Hill Passage, Nottingham
L1395
Weekday Cross Tunnel, Nottingham
Weekday Cross Tunnel, Nottingham
L1397
Bridge over Nottingham Midland Station.
Bridge over Nottingham Midland Station.
L1398
Mansfield Road Tunnel, Nottingham
Mansfield Road Tunnel, Nottingham
L1399
Temporary bridge at Wolfhampcote, Warwickshire
Temporary bridge at Wolfhampcote, Warwickshire
L1400
Girder bridge over Conduit Street, Nottingham
Girder bridge over Conduit Street, Nottingham
L1401
Carrington Station site, Nottingham
Carrington Station site, Nottingham
L1402
Soar Lane Bridge, Leicester
Soar Lane Bridge, Leicester
L1403
Brick arch underbridge near Twyford, Buckinghamshire
Brick arch underbridge near Twyford, Buckinghamshire
L1404
Barley Fields Navvy Camp, Oxfordshire
Barley Fields Navvy Camp, Oxfordshire
L1405
Stairway access to Finmere Station
Stairway access to Finmere Station
L1407
Viaduct construction, Leicester
Viaduct construction, Leicester
L1408
Steam crane working at Leicester
Steam crane working at Leicester
L1409
Goods depot construction
Goods depot construction
L1410
Viaduct construction
Viaduct construction