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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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Nottingham viaduct seen from Drury Hill, Nottingham
Nottingham viaduct seen from Drury Hill, Nottingham
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Tipping wagons at the north end of Mansfield Road tunnel, Nottingham
Tipping wagons at the north end of Mansfield Road tunnel, Nottingham
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North portal of Sherwood Rise tunnel
North portal of Sherwood Rise tunnel
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Leicester viaduct under construction
Leicester viaduct under construction
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Girder bridge section of Leicester viaduct
Girder bridge section of Leicester viaduct
L2303
Constructing the girder bridge over St. Augustine Street, Leicester
Constructing the girder bridge over St. Augustine Street, Leicester
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Upperton Road bridge, Leicester
Upperton Road bridge, Leicester
L2305
Girder bridge over the River Soar, Leicester
Girder bridge over the River Soar, Leicester
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Girder span of Swithland viaduct, Leicestershire
Girder span of Swithland viaduct, Leicestershire
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Swithland viaduct, Leicestershire
Swithland viaduct, Leicestershire
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South section of Swithland viaduct, Leicestershire
South section of Swithland viaduct, Leicestershire
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North section of Swithland viaduct, Leicestershire
North section of Swithland viaduct, Leicestershire
L2314
Brick arch bridge and contractor's line near Aylestone
Brick arch bridge and contractor's line near Aylestone
L2315
Brick arch bridge and hard core bed near Aylestone
Brick arch bridge and hard core bed near Aylestone
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Girder bridge under construction at Aylestone, Leicester
Girder bridge under construction at Aylestone, Leicester
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Brick arch bridges and permanent way near Aylestone, Leicester
Brick arch bridges and permanent way near Aylestone, Leicester