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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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L3094
Headgear at a Catesby tunnel shaft
Headgear at a Catesby tunnel shaft
L3095
Culvert and contractor's line
Culvert and contractor's line
L3096
Navvy camp near Flecknoe
Navvy camp near Flecknoe
L3097
Tunnel portal under construction
Tunnel portal under construction
L3098
Navvy mission room near Flecknoe
Navvy mission room near Flecknoe
L3099
Facade of Catesby tunnel under construction
Facade of Catesby tunnel under construction
L3103
Bridge 448 - Oxford Canal at Rugby
Bridge 448 - Oxford Canal at Rugby
L3104
Culvert over Clifton Brook, Rugby
Culvert over Clifton Brook, Rugby
L3105
Viaduct construction at the Oxford Canal, Rugby
Viaduct construction at the Oxford Canal, Rugby
L3106
Construction of the Great Central viaduct over the Oxford Canal, Rugby
Construction of the Great Central viaduct over the Oxford Canal, Rugby
L3108
Brick pier of bridge 448
Brick pier of bridge 448
L3110
Girl standing by a building at Catesby
Girl standing by a building at Catesby
L3111
Misterton village from the railway embankment
Misterton village from the railway embankment
L3112
St. Leonard's Church, Misterton
St. Leonard's Church, Misterton
L3122
Unidentified station under construction
Unidentified station under construction
L3123
Bridge 497 - Woodford, Northamptonshire
Bridge 497 - Woodford, Northamptonshire