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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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L1653
Steam crane at work near Catesby Tunnel, Northamptonshire
Steam crane at work near Catesby Tunnel, Northamptonshire
L1655
Construction of Catesby Tunnel, Northamptonshire
Construction of Catesby Tunnel, Northamptonshire
L1656
Construction of Staverton viaduct, Northamptonshire
Construction of Staverton viaduct, Northamptonshire
L1657
Overbridge construction near Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire
Overbridge construction near Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire
L1658
Brick arch underbridge and tipping wagons
Brick arch underbridge and tipping wagons
L1659
Steam crane and navvies, Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire
Steam crane and navvies, Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire
L1660
North end of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire
North end of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire
L1661
Construction of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire
Construction of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire
L1662
Construction of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire
Construction of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire
L1666
Navvy camp near Charwelton, Northamptonshire
Navvy camp near Charwelton, Northamptonshire
L1676
Culvert near Twyford, Buckinghamshire
Culvert near Twyford, Buckinghamshire
L1677
Brick arch overbridge, Twyford, Buckinghamshire
Brick arch overbridge, Twyford, Buckinghamshire
L1689
Underbridge near Twyford, Northamptonshire
Underbridge near Twyford, Northamptonshire
L1690
Steam excavator at work near Rugby
Steam excavator at work near Rugby
L1698
Railway Bridge and Lucy's Mill, Stratford-Upon-Avon
Railway Bridge and Lucy's Mill, Stratford-Upon-Avon
L1699
Building the girder bridge over the Midland Railway Station, Nottingham
Building the girder bridge over the Midland Railway Station, Nottingham