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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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L2335
Mineral wagons at a contractor's yard near Willoughby, Warwickshire
Mineral wagons at a contractor's yard near Willoughby, Warwickshire
L2351
London & North Western Railway signal box under construction at West Hampstead
London & North Western Railway signal box under construction at West Hampstead
L2352
Girder bridge over the London & North Western Railway
Girder bridge over the London & North Western Railway
L2353
Navvies taking a break at Quainton Road Junction
Navvies taking a break at Quainton Road Junction
L2354
Constructing an arch of Hilgrove Road tunnel, London
Constructing an arch of Hilgrove Road tunnel, London
L2355
Navvies and contractor's line at a site near the Great Central's London coal depot
Navvies and contractor's line at a site near the Great Central's London coal depot
L2356
Ventilation shaft in Boundary Road tunnel, London
Ventilation shaft in Boundary Road tunnel, London
L2365
Great Central girder bridge in Hampstead
Great Central girder bridge in Hampstead
L2366
0-4-0 contractor's engine 'ABERDEEN' end tipping at Rothley
0-4-0 contractor's engine 'ABERDEEN' end tipping at Rothley
L2367
Interior of a navvy hut at Newton, Warwickshire
Interior of a navvy hut at Newton, Warwickshire
L2368
Brick arch bridge over Rothley Brook
Brick arch bridge over Rothley Brook
L2369
Girder underbridge near Thurcaston
Girder underbridge near Thurcaston
L2370
Steam navvy and her crew at Rothley, Leicestershire
Steam navvy and her crew at Rothley, Leicestershire
L2371
Brick arch bridge over Rothley Brook
Brick arch bridge over Rothley Brook
L2372
Brick arch bridge near Thurcaston, Leicestershire
Brick arch bridge near Thurcaston, Leicestershire
L2373
Forming the embankment near Rothley, Leicestershire
Forming the embankment near Rothley, Leicestershire