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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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L2987
Church House, Charwelton
Church House, Charwelton
L2997
L.N.W.R. signal box at Rugby
L.N.W.R. signal box at Rugby
L2998
Girder bridge and station site at Rugby
Girder bridge and station site at Rugby
L2999
Viaduct construction north of Rugby
Viaduct construction north of Rugby
L3003
Girder span over the L.N.W.R. at Rugby
Girder span over the L.N.W.R. at Rugby
L3004
Brick arch bridge construction near Woodford
Brick arch bridge construction near Woodford
L3005
Brick arch bridge construction near Woodford
Brick arch bridge construction near Woodford
L3006
Building the girder bridge over the L.N.W.R. at Rugby
Building the girder bridge over the L.N.W.R. at Rugby
L3007
Drainage lines at a cutting near Woodford
Drainage lines at a cutting near Woodford
L3008
Contractor's locomotive at the site of the junction at Woodford
Contractor's locomotive at the site of the junction at Woodford
L3009
Brick culvert and embankment
Brick culvert and embankment
L3012
View of Woodford from the Great Central embankment
View of Woodford from the Great Central embankment
L3013
Girder bridge construction near Aylestone
Girder bridge construction near Aylestone
L3014
Brick and girder bridge near Woodford
Brick and girder bridge near Woodford
L3016
Navvy camp near Woodford
Navvy camp near Woodford
L3017
Steam navvy near Woodford
Steam navvy near Woodford