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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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L3124
Shaft head at Catesby tunnel
Shaft head at Catesby tunnel
L3125
Shaft kerb at Catesby tunnel
Shaft kerb at Catesby tunnel
L3126
Cutting at north portal of Catesby tunnel
Cutting at north portal of Catesby tunnel
L3127
Navvy Mission Room near Catesby, Northamptonshire
Navvy Mission Room near Catesby, Northamptonshire
L3128
North portal of Catesby tunnel under construction
North portal of Catesby tunnel under construction
L3129
View of the cutting above the north portal of Catesby tunnel
View of the cutting above the north portal of Catesby tunnel
L3130
Tunnel shaft and headgear above Catesby tunnel
Tunnel shaft and headgear above Catesby tunnel
L3131
Catesby viaduct under construction
Catesby viaduct under construction
L3132
Catesby viaduct under construction
Catesby viaduct under construction
L3133
Catesby viaduct under construction
Catesby viaduct under construction
L3134
Building the viaduct over the Oxford Canal at Rugby
Building the viaduct over the Oxford Canal at Rugby
L3135
Lady by a cottage in Hellidon
Lady by a cottage in Hellidon
L3136
Woman and child by a cottage in Hellidon
Woman and child by a cottage in Hellidon
L3137
Bridge 425 - Lutterworth
Bridge 425 - Lutterworth
L3138
Lutterworth from the railway
Lutterworth from the railway
L3139
Shawell village from the railway embankment
Shawell village from the railway embankment