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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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L1475
Girder underbridge, Eydon, Northamptonshire
Girder underbridge, Eydon, Northamptonshire
L1476
Brick arch occupation underbridge and cattle, Eydon, Northamptonshire
Brick arch occupation underbridge and cattle, Eydon, Northamptonshire
L1484
Girder underbridge, Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge, Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire
L1485
Girder bridge on the site of Quorn & Woodhouse Station, Leicestershire
Girder bridge on the site of Quorn & Woodhouse Station, Leicestershire
L1486
Girder underbridge south of Quorn, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge south of Quorn, Leicestershire
L1487
Girder underbridge north of Quorn & Woodhouse Station, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge north of Quorn & Woodhouse Station, Leicestershire
L1488
Bridge work and contractor's yard, Quorn and Woodhouse station site, Leicestershire
Bridge work and contractor's yard, Quorn and Woodhouse station site, Leicestershire
L1489
Girder bridge north of Loughborough, Leicestershire
Girder bridge north of Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1490
Girder bridge over the River Soar, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Girder bridge over the River Soar, Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1491
Contractor's railway and tipping wagon,  Loughborough, Leicestershire
Contractor's railway and tipping wagon, Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1492
Girder underbridge crossing the canal at Loughborough, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge crossing the canal at Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1493
Signal box and Great Central girder bridge, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Signal box and Great Central girder bridge, Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1494
Great Central's girder bridge over the Midland Railway, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Great Central's girder bridge over the Midland Railway, Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1495
Girder bridge crossing the Midland Railway at Loughborough, Leicestershire
Girder bridge crossing the Midland Railway at Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1497
Skull found during the construction of the London Extension
Skull found during the construction of the London Extension
L1498
Girder bridge over the canal at Loughborough, Leicestershire
Girder bridge over the canal at Loughborough, Leicestershire