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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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L1700
Building the girder bridge over the Midland Railway Station, Nottingham
Building the girder bridge over the Midland Railway Station, Nottingham
L1701
Temporary contractor's railway new New Basford, Nottinghamshire
Temporary contractor's railway new New Basford, Nottinghamshire
L1702
Girder bridge over Arkwright Street in Nottingham.
Girder bridge over Arkwright Street in Nottingham.
L1703
Small plate girder underbridge near Twyford in Buckinghamshire.
Small plate girder underbridge near Twyford in Buckinghamshire.
L1704
Bridge construction at Twyford, Buckinghamshire
Bridge construction at Twyford, Buckinghamshire
L1705
Building the girder bridge over the Midland Station, Nottingham
Building the girder bridge over the Midland Station, Nottingham
L1706
Girder bridge over Crocus Street, Nottingham
Girder bridge over Crocus Street, Nottingham
L1707
Girder underbridge near Twyford, Buckinghamshire
Girder underbridge near Twyford, Buckinghamshire
L1708
Temporary bridge and construction of Victoria Station, Nottingham
Temporary bridge and construction of Victoria Station, Nottingham
L1709
Constructing the bridge over Midland Station, Nottingham
Constructing the bridge over Midland Station, Nottingham
L1710
Bricklayers at Twyford, Buckinghamshire
Bricklayers at Twyford, Buckinghamshire
L1711
Mineral wagon
Mineral wagon
L1713
Steam powered excavator and tipping wagon, Birstall, Leicester
Steam powered excavator and tipping wagon, Birstall, Leicester
L1716
Viaduct crossing the Grand Union Canal, Northgates, Leicester
Viaduct crossing the Grand Union Canal, Northgates, Leicester
L1717
Girder bridge crossing the canal at West Bridge, Leicester
Girder bridge crossing the canal at West Bridge, Leicester
L1718
Girder overbridge near to Leicester goods yard
Girder overbridge near to Leicester goods yard