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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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L2272
Timber at a contractor's yard near Ruddington
Timber at a contractor's yard near Ruddington
L2273
Constructing the girder bridge and station at Ruddington
Constructing the girder bridge and station at Ruddington
L2274
Girder underbridge near Rudddington, Nottinghamshire
Girder underbridge near Rudddington, Nottinghamshire
L2275
Sleepers and permanent way at a contractor's yard near Ruddington
Sleepers and permanent way at a contractor's yard near Ruddington
L2276
Brick arch underbridge being constructed at Rugby
Brick arch underbridge being constructed at Rugby
L2277
Tip bank and discarded wagon at Rugby
Tip bank and discarded wagon at Rugby
L2278
Steam excavator and cabins at Rugby
Steam excavator and cabins at Rugby
L2279
Constructing the viaduct over the Oxford Canal
Constructing the viaduct over the Oxford Canal
L2280
Navvies beside the contractor's line at Rugby
Navvies beside the contractor's line at Rugby
L2281
Water pump and navvies beside contractor's railway in Warwickshire
Water pump and navvies beside contractor's railway in Warwickshire
L2282
Girder overbridge at the site of Rugby Central Station
Girder overbridge at the site of Rugby Central Station
L2283
Abutment and scaffolding of the viaduct crossing the canal at Rugby
Abutment and scaffolding of the viaduct crossing the canal at Rugby
L2284
Steam shovel and navvies at work near Rugby
Steam shovel and navvies at work near Rugby
L2295
Brick arch underbridge and culvert at Nottingham
Brick arch underbridge and culvert at Nottingham
L2296
Girder footbridge and contractor's railway in Nottingham
Girder footbridge and contractor's railway in Nottingham
L2297
Steam navvy and contractor's wagons at Nottingham
Steam navvy and contractor's wagons at Nottingham