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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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L1835
Girder bridge over West Leake Road, Nottinghamshire
Girder bridge over West Leake Road, Nottinghamshire
L1836
Brick arch occupation bridge near East Leake
Brick arch occupation bridge near East Leake
L1837
Girder underbridge near Rushcliffe Halt, East Leake
Girder underbridge near Rushcliffe Halt, East Leake
L1838
Girder underbridge crossing the Rushcliffe to Bunny Road, Nottinghamshire
Girder underbridge crossing the Rushcliffe to Bunny Road, Nottinghamshire
L1839
Steam navvy and contractor's railway near East Leake
Steam navvy and contractor's railway near East Leake
L1840
Brick arch bridge near East Leake, Nottinghamshire
Brick arch bridge near East Leake, Nottinghamshire
L1842
Navvies laying piped drains near Loughborough
Navvies laying piped drains near Loughborough
L1843
Gang of navvies working at East Leake tunnel
Gang of navvies working at East Leake tunnel
L1844
Girder overbridge and contractor's railway near Loughborough
Girder overbridge and contractor's railway near Loughborough
L1845
Girder overbridge and wooden drains near Loughborough
Girder overbridge and wooden drains near Loughborough
L1847
Culvert near to Woodthorpe Road bridge, Loughborough
Culvert near to Woodthorpe Road bridge, Loughborough
L1848
Girder bridge crossing contractor's railway near Loughborough
Girder bridge crossing contractor's railway near Loughborough
L1849
Small girder underbridge at Loughborough
Small girder underbridge at Loughborough
L1867
Girder bridge carrying the Loughborough to Leicester Road
Girder bridge carrying the Loughborough to Leicester Road
L1868
Girder overbridge and permanent way near Loughborough
Girder overbridge and permanent way near Loughborough
L1884
Headgear at a shaft on the Catesby tunnel
Headgear at a shaft on the Catesby tunnel