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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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L2797
End tipping at Blackbird Road, Leicester
End tipping at Blackbird Road, Leicester
L2803
Embankment and contractor's railway near Quorn, Leicestershire
Embankment and contractor's railway near Quorn, Leicestershire
L2804
Cutting and contractor's railway near Mountsorrel, Leicestershire
Cutting and contractor's railway near Mountsorrel, Leicestershire
L2805
Girder bridge on the Mountsorrel branch line
Girder bridge on the Mountsorrel branch line
L2806
Brick arch bridge on the Mountsorrel branch
Brick arch bridge on the Mountsorrel branch
L2807
Brick arch bridge over the Mountsorrel branch line
Brick arch bridge over the Mountsorrel branch line
L2808
Permanent way on the Mountsorrel branch, Leicestershire
Permanent way on the Mountsorrel branch, Leicestershire
L2809
Rock cutting on the Mountsorrel branch
Rock cutting on the Mountsorrel branch
L2810
Rock cutting on the Mountsorrel branch, Leicestershire
Rock cutting on the Mountsorrel branch, Leicestershire
L2811
Platelayers at work on the Mountsorrel branch, Leicestershire
Platelayers at work on the Mountsorrel branch, Leicestershire
L2812
Steam cranes and a rock cutting on the Mountsorrel branch
Steam cranes and a rock cutting on the Mountsorrel branch
L2813
Pumping engine and attendant near Brackley viaduct
Pumping engine and attendant near Brackley viaduct
L2814
Brackley High Street
Brackley High Street
L2815
Horse and navvy beside Brackley viaduct
Horse and navvy beside Brackley viaduct
L2816
Buckingham Road, Brackley
Buckingham Road, Brackley
L2817
Brick arch culvert over the brook near Brackley
Brick arch culvert over the brook near Brackley