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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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L1602
Girder underbridge near Cosby, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge near Cosby, Leicestershire
L1603
Building the bridge over the canal near Northgates, Leicester
Building the bridge over the canal near Northgates, Leicester
L1604
Girder underbridge being constructed near Abbey Park, Leicester
Girder underbridge being constructed near Abbey Park, Leicester
L1605
Navvies and a steam crane at Bedehouse Meadows, Leicester
Navvies and a steam crane at Bedehouse Meadows, Leicester
L1606
Girder bridge crossing the London & North Western Railway near Calvert, Buckinghamshire
Girder bridge crossing the London & North Western Railway near Calvert, Buckinghamshire
L1607
Culvert near Loughborough, Leicestershire
Culvert near Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1609
Spoil tip embankment, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Spoil tip embankment, Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1610
Girder bridge construction at Loughborough, Leicestershire
Girder bridge construction at Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1611
Occupation bridge, Loughborough Meadows, Leicestershire
Occupation bridge, Loughborough Meadows, Leicestershire
L1612
Girder underbridge, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge, Loughborough, Leicestershire
L1613
Girder bridge over the canal, Blaby, Leicestershire
Girder bridge over the canal, Blaby, Leicestershire
L1614
Girder underbridge, Whetstone, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge, Whetstone, Leicestershire
L1615
Construction of Whetstone Station, Leicestershire
Construction of Whetstone Station, Leicestershire
L1616
Steam navvy at work near Blaby, Leicestershire
Steam navvy at work near Blaby, Leicestershire
L1617
Brick arch underbridge
Brick arch underbridge
L1618
Girder underbridge and occupation crossing near Whetstone, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge and occupation crossing near Whetstone, Leicestershire