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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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L2923
Brick arch bridge south of Willoughby Station
Brick arch bridge south of Willoughby Station
L2925
Contractor's office near Willoughby
Contractor's office near Willoughby
L2930
Girder bridge at Onley Fields
Girder bridge at Onley Fields
L2931
Brick culvert nearing completion at Onley Fields
Brick culvert nearing completion at Onley Fields
L2932
Brick arch bridge near Onley Fields
Brick arch bridge near Onley Fields
L2933
Navvy and pumping engine at Caves Inn
Navvy and pumping engine at Caves Inn
L2934
Brick and girder bridge near Willoughby
Brick and girder bridge near Willoughby
L2935
Brick arch underbridge
Brick arch underbridge
L2937
Girder bridge at the site of Finmere Station
Girder bridge at the site of Finmere Station
L2938
Girder underbridge near Finmere
Girder underbridge near Finmere
L2940
Navvy and temporary signal box near Whetstone
Navvy and temporary signal box near Whetstone
L2941
Unfinished brick arch bridge near Whetstone
Unfinished brick arch bridge near Whetstone
L2942
Contractor's line on the site of Whetstone Station
Contractor's line on the site of Whetstone Station
L2943
Spoil tipping at Whetstone
Spoil tipping at Whetstone
L2944
Girder bridge and embankment near Whetstone
Girder bridge and embankment near Whetstone
L2945
Brick arch bridge nearing completion at Whetstone
Brick arch bridge nearing completion at Whetstone