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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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L3055
Gasworks at Whetstone, Leicestershire
Gasworks at Whetstone, Leicestershire
L3057
Aylestone viaduct crossing the River Biam
Aylestone viaduct crossing the River Biam
L3058
Girder bridge over Braunstone Lane East, Aylestone
Girder bridge over Braunstone Lane East, Aylestone
L3059
Girder bridge carrying the Midland Railway at Leicester
Girder bridge carrying the Midland Railway at Leicester
L3060
Brick arch bridge near Shawell
Brick arch bridge near Shawell
L3061
Girder bridge near Shawell
Girder bridge near Shawell
L3062
Brick arch occupation bridge near Shawell
Brick arch occupation bridge near Shawell
L3063
Brook diversion near Watling Street
Brook diversion near Watling Street
L3064
Navvy camp near Newton, Warwickshire
Navvy camp near Newton, Warwickshire
L3065
Whetstone viaduct, Leicestershire
Whetstone viaduct, Leicestershire
L3066
Bridge 392 - Glen Parva
Bridge 392 - Glen Parva
L3067
Construction of bridge no. 386, Aylestone
Construction of bridge no. 386, Aylestone
L3068
Bridge 381 - Leicester
Bridge 381 - Leicester
L3069
Trackbed and diverted watercourse near Aylestone
Trackbed and diverted watercourse near Aylestone
L3070
Bridge no. 385 under construction at Aylestone
Bridge no. 385 under construction at Aylestone
L3071
Railway cutting at the joining of Contracts, Aylestone
Railway cutting at the joining of Contracts, Aylestone