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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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Bridge construction near Chetwode
Bridge construction near Chetwode
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Navvy gang at work near Blaby
Navvy gang at work near Blaby
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Aylestone village
Aylestone village
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Bridge 388, Aylestone
Bridge 388, Aylestone
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Contractor's siding off the L.N.W.R.
Contractor's siding off the L.N.W.R.
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Contractor's railway near Aylestone
Contractor's railway near Aylestone
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View of Aylestone village from the London Extension
View of Aylestone village from the London Extension
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Brick arch overbridge near Aylestone
Brick arch overbridge near Aylestone
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Brick arch overbridge near Aylestone
Brick arch overbridge near Aylestone
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Contractor's line and girder bridge near Aylestone
Contractor's line and girder bridge near Aylestone
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Brick arch bridge at the site of Brackley Station
Brick arch bridge at the site of Brackley Station
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Navvy and lifting gear at Brackley viaduct
Navvy and lifting gear at Brackley viaduct
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Brackley viaduct, Northamptonshire
Brackley viaduct, Northamptonshire
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Navvy camp by Brackley viaduct
Navvy camp by Brackley viaduct
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Girder bridge over the L.N.W.R. near Mixbury
Girder bridge over the L.N.W.R. near Mixbury
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Water mill at Brackley
Water mill at Brackley