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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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L1439
Brick arch overbridge, Woodford, Northamptonshire
Brick arch overbridge, Woodford, Northamptonshire
L1440
Pit shaft near Highfield Farm, Northamptonshire
Pit shaft near Highfield Farm, Northamptonshire
L1441
Brick arch overbridge and track laying, Church Charwelton, Northamptonshire
Brick arch overbridge and track laying, Church Charwelton, Northamptonshire
L1443
Culvert, Church Charwelton, Northamptonshire
Culvert, Church Charwelton, Northamptonshire
L1445
Aqueduct crossing the line at Swithland, Leicestershire
Aqueduct crossing the line at Swithland, Leicestershire
L1446
Temporary footbridge, Swithland, Leicestershire
Temporary footbridge, Swithland, Leicestershire
L1447
Brick arch bridge, Swithland, Leicestershire
Brick arch bridge, Swithland, Leicestershire
L1448
Navvies working on a tip slope
Navvies working on a tip slope
L1450
Carriage sheds and gas works, Leicester
Carriage sheds and gas works, Leicester
L1452
Brick arch overbridge, Swithland, Leicestershire
Brick arch overbridge, Swithland, Leicestershire
L1453
Girder overbridge and contractor's crossing
Girder overbridge and contractor's crossing
L1454
Girder underbridge, Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge, Lutterworth, Leicestershire
L1455
Aqueduct over the Line at Swithland, Leicestershire
Aqueduct over the Line at Swithland, Leicestershire
L1456
Girder overbridge crossing the Line at Swithland, Leicestershire
Girder overbridge crossing the Line at Swithland, Leicestershire
L1457
Girder underbridge at Swithland, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge at Swithland, Leicestershire
L1458
Railway line at Swithland, Leicestershire
Railway line at Swithland, Leicestershire