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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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L1459
Contractor's tracks at Swithland, Leicestershire
Contractor's tracks at Swithland, Leicestershire
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Platelayers on the permanent way, Swithland, Leicestershire
Platelayers on the permanent way, Swithland, Leicestershire
L1461
Brick arch tunnel through an embankment, Nottinghamshire
Brick arch tunnel through an embankment, Nottinghamshire
L1462
Cutting and contractor's railway at Stanford-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire
Cutting and contractor's railway at Stanford-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire
L1463
Viaduct at Stanford-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire
Viaduct at Stanford-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire
L1464
Brick arch tunnel, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Brick arch tunnel, Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1465
Stanford-on-Soar viaduct and girder underbridge, Nottinghamshire
Stanford-on-Soar viaduct and girder underbridge, Nottinghamshire
L1466
Viaduct at Stanford-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire
Viaduct at Stanford-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire
L1467
Viaduct at Stanford-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire
Viaduct at Stanford-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire
L1468
Girder bridge near to the Stanford viaduct, Nottinghamshire
Girder bridge near to the Stanford viaduct, Nottinghamshire
L1469
Bridge construction, Stanford-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire
Bridge construction, Stanford-on-Soar, Nottinghamshire
L1470
Stanford-on-Soar viaduct, Nottinghamshire
Stanford-on-Soar viaduct, Nottinghamshire
L1471
Girder overbridge and contractor's railway, Northamptonshire
Girder overbridge and contractor's railway, Northamptonshire
L1472
Culvert over a stream at Eydon, Northamptonshire
Culvert over a stream at Eydon, Northamptonshire
L1473
Girder overbridge and contractor's railway
Girder overbridge and contractor's railway
L1474
Brick arch occupation underbridge, near , Northamptonshire
Brick arch occupation underbridge, near , Northamptonshire