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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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Metropolitan Railway and Great Central bridges at Quainton Road
Metropolitan Railway and Great Central bridges at Quainton Road
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Great Central girder bridge over the L.N.W.R. near Calvert
Great Central girder bridge over the L.N.W.R. near Calvert
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Lady seated in Buckinghamshire
Lady seated in Buckinghamshire
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Navvy Mission Room at Calvert
Navvy Mission Room at Calvert
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Interior of the navvy Mission Room at Calvert
Interior of the navvy Mission Room at Calvert
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Lady and ducks at a farm near Calvert
Lady and ducks at a farm near Calvert
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Contractor's office in Buckinghamshire
Contractor's office in Buckinghamshire
L2861
Quainton Road Station, Buckinghamshire
Quainton Road Station, Buckinghamshire
L2862
Young family at Birstall
Young family at Birstall
L2863
Birstall Parish church
Birstall Parish church
L2864
Navvies clearing sand from a cutting near Birstall
Navvies clearing sand from a cutting near Birstall
L2865
Thurcaston Road bridge, Birstall
Thurcaston Road bridge, Birstall
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Brackley Station under construction
Brackley Station under construction
L2867
Brick arch bridge near Newton Purcell
Brick arch bridge near Newton Purcell
L2868
Brick arch bridge under construction near Chetwode
Brick arch bridge under construction near Chetwode
L2869
Brick arch bridge near Newton Purcell
Brick arch bridge near Newton Purcell