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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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L1077
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, FRODSHAM.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, FRODSHAM.
L1078
Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, RUBY.
Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, RUBY.
L1079
Contractors 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, GOWY.
Contractors 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, GOWY.
L1080
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, '17'.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, '17'.
L1083
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, No. 13.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, No. 13.
L1084
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ST. ANDREWS.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ST. ANDREWS.
L1086
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ELY.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ELY.
L1087
Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, CAERWENT.
Contractors' 0-4-0 saddletank locomotive, CAERWENT.
L1088
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, WALTER SCOTT.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, WALTER SCOTT.
L1090
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, BLACKPOOL.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, BLACKPOOL.
L1095
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, NENE.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, NENE.
L1096
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ST. GEORGES.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ST. GEORGES.
L1098
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ROCKET.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, ROCKET.
L1101
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, J. R. WRIGHT.
Contractors' 0-6-0 saddletank locomotive, J. R. WRIGHT.
L1110
Brick arch underbridge near Helmdon, Northamptonshire.
Brick arch underbridge near Helmdon, Northamptonshire.
L1111
Brick arch occupation bridge near Radstone, Northamptonshire.
Brick arch occupation bridge near Radstone, Northamptonshire.