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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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Bridge over the Midland Railway main line at Loughborough
Bridge over the Midland Railway main line at Loughborough
L1500
Girder Bridge over Nottingham Road, Loughborough
Girder Bridge over Nottingham Road, Loughborough
L1501
Contractor's siding and Ground Frame near Loughborough
Contractor's siding and Ground Frame near Loughborough
L1502
Braunstone Gate Bridge, Leicester
Braunstone Gate Bridge, Leicester
L1503
Braunstone Gate Bridge, Leicester
Braunstone Gate Bridge, Leicester
L1504
Braunstone Gate construction site
Braunstone Gate construction site
L1505
Braunstone Gate Bridge, Leicester
Braunstone Gate Bridge, Leicester
L1506
Brick arch bridge construction
Brick arch bridge construction
L1507
Clay mill and machinery near Leicester
Clay mill and machinery near Leicester
L1508
Southern portal of Catesby Tunnel
Southern portal of Catesby Tunnel
L1509
Tunnels at Canfield Place, London
Tunnels at Canfield Place, London
L1510
Brick arch road bridge near Cosby, Leicestershire
Brick arch road bridge near Cosby, Leicestershire
L1511
Cutting construction near Cosby in Leicestershire
Cutting construction near Cosby in Leicestershire
L1512
Bridge over the River Avon at Rugby
Bridge over the River Avon at Rugby
L1513
MS & L Railway 'Telegraph Department' van
MS & L Railway 'Telegraph Department' van
L1516
Construction at Loughborough Central Station site.
Construction at Loughborough Central Station site.