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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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L2318
Viaduct construction at Aylestone, Leicester
Viaduct construction at Aylestone, Leicester
L2319
Riveters at work on Bath Lane bridge, Leicester
Riveters at work on Bath Lane bridge, Leicester
L2321
Constructing the viaduct to cross the River Soar, Leicester
Constructing the viaduct to cross the River Soar, Leicester
L2322
Steam shovel and navvies at work in Leicester
Steam shovel and navvies at work in Leicester
L2323
Construction of the Upperton Road viaduct, Leicester
Construction of the Upperton Road viaduct, Leicester
L2324
Girder bridge spanning Devonshire Road, Leicester
Girder bridge spanning Devonshire Road, Leicester
L2325
Girder underbridge over Welles Street, Leicester
Girder underbridge over Welles Street, Leicester
L2326
Brick arch subway through Leicester viaduct
Brick arch subway through Leicester viaduct
L2327
Girder underbridge near Wolfhampcote, Warwickshire
Girder underbridge near Wolfhampcote, Warwickshire
L2328
Girder bridge over the London & North Western line at Wolfhampcote, Warwickshire
Girder bridge over the London & North Western line at Wolfhampcote, Warwickshire
L2329
Brick arch underbridge near Willoughby, Warwickshire
Brick arch underbridge near Willoughby, Warwickshire
L2330
Girder overbridge crossing the line near Willoughby, Warwickshire
Girder overbridge crossing the line near Willoughby, Warwickshire
L2331
Brick arch underbridge near Wolfhampcote, Warwickshire
Brick arch underbridge near Wolfhampcote, Warwickshire
L2332
Constructing the girder underbridge near Nethercote, Warwickshire
Constructing the girder underbridge near Nethercote, Warwickshire
L2333
Girder occupation bridge near Nethercote
Girder occupation bridge near Nethercote
L2334
Brick arch bridge and contractor's line near Nethercote
Brick arch bridge and contractor's line near Nethercote