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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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L2901
Girder bridge construction at Godington
Girder bridge construction at Godington
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Temporary bridge at Chetwode
Temporary bridge at Chetwode
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Navvy huts near Chetwode
Navvy huts near Chetwode
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Navvies at work on a culvert near Godington
Navvies at work on a culvert near Godington
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Contractor's office near Chetwode
Contractor's office near Chetwode
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Girder bridge near Chetwode
Girder bridge near Chetwode
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Interior of an engineer's office near Calvert
Interior of an engineer's office near Calvert
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Wooden toilet shed near Calvert
Wooden toilet shed near Calvert
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Navvies on the site of Calvert Station
Navvies on the site of Calvert Station
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Lady by a tree near Calvert
Lady by a tree near Calvert
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Domestic items at a room near Calvert
Domestic items at a room near Calvert
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Girder bridge over the Last Main Line near Woodford
Girder bridge over the Last Main Line near Woodford
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Navvy mission room, Woodford
Navvy mission room, Woodford
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Culworth Station under construction
Culworth Station under construction
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Windmill at Badby
Windmill at Badby
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Contractor's line at an embankment near Willoughby
Contractor's line at an embankment near Willoughby