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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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L2946
Girder bridge at the site of Whetstone Station
Girder bridge at the site of Whetstone Station
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Willoughby viaduct
Willoughby viaduct
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Willoughby viaduct, Warwickshire
Willoughby viaduct, Warwickshire
L2949
Brick arch bridge almost complete
Brick arch bridge almost complete
L2950
Girder bridge over the L.N.E.R. at Wolfhampcote
Girder bridge over the L.N.E.R. at Wolfhampcote
L2951
Girder occupation bridge near Willoughby
Girder occupation bridge near Willoughby
L2952
Completed brick arch bridge in Warwickshire
Completed brick arch bridge in Warwickshire
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Girder bridge near Wolfhampcote
Girder bridge near Wolfhampcote
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Girder bridge near Ashby Magna
Girder bridge near Ashby Magna
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Farmhouse at Dunton Bassett
Farmhouse at Dunton Bassett
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Brick arch bridge near Ashby Magna
Brick arch bridge near Ashby Magna
L2957
Girder bridge near Cosby, Leicestershire
Girder bridge near Cosby, Leicestershire
L2958
Brick arch bridge near Dunton Bassett
Brick arch bridge near Dunton Bassett
L2959
Navvy camp near Cosby
Navvy camp near Cosby
L2960
Navvy on a footpath in Leicestershire
Navvy on a footpath in Leicestershire
L2961
Cutting and station site at Ashby Magna, Leicestershire
Cutting and station site at Ashby Magna, Leicestershire