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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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L2206
Braunstone Gate girder underbridge, Leicester
Braunstone Gate girder underbridge, Leicester
L2207
Junction with the Metropolitan & Great Central Joint Line, West Hampstead
Junction with the Metropolitan & Great Central Joint Line, West Hampstead
L2214
Girder bridge over the London & North Western Railway, London
Girder bridge over the London & North Western Railway, London
L2216
Incomplete viaduct near Rugby, Warwickshire
Incomplete viaduct near Rugby, Warwickshire
L2217
Rugby viaduct and signal gantry
Rugby viaduct and signal gantry
L2218
Steam navvy at work near Rugby
Steam navvy at work near Rugby
L2219
Brick arch overbridge and excavation near Rugby
Brick arch overbridge and excavation near Rugby
L2220
Brick arch road bridge and contractor's locomotive near Rugby
Brick arch road bridge and contractor's locomotive near Rugby
L2221
Construction of Rugby viaduct
Construction of Rugby viaduct
L2222
Steam navvy at work in a rock cutting near Rugby
Steam navvy at work in a rock cutting near Rugby
L2227
Construction of a girder bridge in St. Johns Wood
Construction of a girder bridge in St. Johns Wood
L2228
Construction of a three arch tunnel in St. Johns Wood
Construction of a three arch tunnel in St. Johns Wood
L2229
Construction of Marylebone Goods Depot
Construction of Marylebone Goods Depot
L2231
Navvies working on trenches at Marylebone
Navvies working on trenches at Marylebone
L2232
Steam crane behind boarding at Parliament Street Baptist Chapel, Nottingham
Steam crane behind boarding at Parliament Street Baptist Chapel, Nottingham
L2233
Steam crane at work on Marylebone Goods Depot
Steam crane at work on Marylebone Goods Depot