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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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L2491
Nottingham market
Nottingham market
L2500
Steam crane and navvies near Charwelton, Buckinghamshire
Steam crane and navvies near Charwelton, Buckinghamshire
L2502
Navvies by a ventilation shaft at Catesby tunnel
Navvies by a ventilation shaft at Catesby tunnel
L2503
Navvies by contractor's rails near Charwelton
Navvies by contractor's rails near Charwelton
L2757
Drainage lines at a cutting near Thurcaston, Leicester
Drainage lines at a cutting near Thurcaston, Leicester
L2758
North end of Sherwood Rise tunnel
North end of Sherwood Rise tunnel
L2761
Navvy mission hut at Hucknall
Navvy mission hut at Hucknall
L2762
Turf cutting gang at work in Warwickshire
Turf cutting gang at work in Warwickshire
L2763
Contractor's railway and lime kilns near East Leake
Contractor's railway and lime kilns near East Leake
L2764
Contractor's branch line and wagons at Whetstone
Contractor's branch line and wagons at Whetstone
L2766
Helmdon viaduct, Northamptonshire
Helmdon viaduct, Northamptonshire
L2768
Girder overbridge and contractor's line near Hucknall
Girder overbridge and contractor's line near Hucknall
L2769
Contractor's loco shed at Willoughby
Contractor's loco shed at Willoughby
L2772
Girder occupation bridge near Linby
Girder occupation bridge near Linby
L2773
Girder occupation bridge near Newstead, Nottinghamshire
Girder occupation bridge near Newstead, Nottinghamshire
L2775
South portal of Kirkby tunnel
South portal of Kirkby tunnel