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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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L2462
Preparing the site for Hucknall Station, Nottinghamshire
Preparing the site for Hucknall Station, Nottinghamshire
L2463
Site of Bulwell Forest Station, Nottinghamshire
Site of Bulwell Forest Station, Nottinghamshire
L2464
Brackley viaduct, Northamptonshire
Brackley viaduct, Northamptonshire
L2465
Girder bridge spanning the permanent way at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire
Girder bridge spanning the permanent way at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire
L2466
Girder occupation bridge near Bulwell, Nottinghamshire
Girder occupation bridge near Bulwell, Nottinghamshire
L2467
Navvies hoisting girders at St. Augustine Street, Leicester
Navvies hoisting girders at St. Augustine Street, Leicester
L2468
Great Central girder bridge spanning the Great Northern Railway at Linby, Nottinghamshire
Great Central girder bridge spanning the Great Northern Railway at Linby, Nottinghamshire
L2470
Constructing the girder bridge over Meadow Place, Nottingham
Constructing the girder bridge over Meadow Place, Nottingham
L2472
End of the embankment at Blackbird Road, Leicester
End of the embankment at Blackbird Road, Leicester
L2473
Rock cutting near Annesley, Nottinghamshire
Rock cutting near Annesley, Nottinghamshire
L2477
Rothley Station under construction
Rothley Station under construction
L2478
Brick buttress at Brackley viaduct, Northamptonshire
Brick buttress at Brackley viaduct, Northamptonshire
L2479
Great Central bridge over Hucknall Colliery branch line
Great Central bridge over Hucknall Colliery branch line
L2484
Brackley viaduct, Northamptonshire
Brackley viaduct, Northamptonshire
L2485
Culvert and contractor's wagons at Birstall, Leicester
Culvert and contractor's wagons at Birstall, Leicester
L2487
Great Central viaduct crossing the Great Northern Railway at Linby, Nottinghamshire
Great Central viaduct crossing the Great Northern Railway at Linby, Nottinghamshire