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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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L1619
Brick arch underbridge near Blaby, Leicestershire
Brick arch underbridge near Blaby, Leicestershire
L1620
Girder underbridge near Aylestone, Leicester
Girder underbridge near Aylestone, Leicester
L1621
Track laying gang at work near Blaby, Leicestershire
Track laying gang at work near Blaby, Leicestershire
L1622
Girder underbridge, Whetstone, Leicestershire
Girder underbridge, Whetstone, Leicestershire
L1623
Brick arch overbridge and contractor's railway near Blaby, Leicestershire
Brick arch overbridge and contractor's railway near Blaby, Leicestershire
L1625
Brick arch bridge and permanent way
Brick arch bridge and permanent way
L1626
Embankment and overbridges near the canal at Blaby, Leicestershire
Embankment and overbridges near the canal at Blaby, Leicestershire
L1636
Ventilation shaft in West Hampstead, London
Ventilation shaft in West Hampstead, London
L1637
Tunnel construction, St. Johns Wood, London
Tunnel construction, St. Johns Wood, London
L1638
Construction of Marylebone goods shed, London
Construction of Marylebone goods shed, London
L1639
Tunnel opening, London
Tunnel opening, London
L1640
Steam crane and navvies, West Hampstead, London
Steam crane and navvies, West Hampstead, London
L1646
Buckingham Station and three railwaymen
Buckingham Station and three railwaymen
L1649
Marsh Gibbon and Pounden station, Buckinghamshire
Marsh Gibbon and Pounden station, Buckinghamshire
L1650
Marsh Gibbon and Pounden station, Buckinghamshire
Marsh Gibbon and Pounden station, Buckinghamshire
L1652
Construction of Staverton viaduct, Northamptonshire
Construction of Staverton viaduct, Northamptonshire