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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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L2776
Mission hall in Belgrave, Leicester
Mission hall in Belgrave, Leicester
L2778
Coal stage near Annesley junction
Coal stage near Annesley junction
L2779
Brick and girder bridge at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire
Brick and girder bridge at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire
L2780
Bulwell viaduct nearing completion
Bulwell viaduct nearing completion
L2782
Brick arch underbridge near Newstead
Brick arch underbridge near Newstead
L2783
Girder bridge over the Great Northern Railway at Basford
Girder bridge over the Great Northern Railway at Basford
L2784
Girder occupation bridge near Hucknall
Girder occupation bridge near Hucknall
L2785
Great Central girder underbridge at Loughborough, Leicestershire
Great Central girder underbridge at Loughborough, Leicestershire
L2787
Girder overbridge and contractor's railway at Basford
Girder overbridge and contractor's railway at Basford
L2788
Starting point of the London Extension
Starting point of the London Extension
L2789
Bulwell viaduct, Nottinghamshire
Bulwell viaduct, Nottinghamshire
L2790
Great Central viaduct over the L.N.W.R. at Rugby
Great Central viaduct over the L.N.W.R. at Rugby
L2791
Rugby viaduct under construction
Rugby viaduct under construction
L2792
Steam navvy at work in Birstall
Steam navvy at work in Birstall
L2793
Valley Road bridge and culvert at Basford, Nottingham
Valley Road bridge and culvert at Basford, Nottingham
L2794
Girder bridge over the Midland Railway at Linby
Girder bridge over the Midland Railway at Linby