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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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Walter Scott's Contractor's Depot at Helmdon in Northamptonshire
Walter Scott's Contractor's Depot at Helmdon in Northamptonshire
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Brick arch underbridge near Whetstone in Leicestershire
Brick arch underbridge near Whetstone in Leicestershire
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Whetstone Station girder bridge.
Whetstone Station girder bridge.
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Navvy Mission interior in Bulwell, Nottingham
Navvy Mission interior in Bulwell, Nottingham
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Navvy mission room interior, Loughborough
Navvy mission room interior, Loughborough
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Navvy Mission Cottage, Bulwell, Nottingham
Navvy Mission Cottage, Bulwell, Nottingham
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Catesby Navvy Camp
Catesby Navvy Camp
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Bridge construction and navvies
Bridge construction and navvies
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Bridge construction and navvies
Bridge construction and navvies
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Navvies at work on a tip bank
Navvies at work on a tip bank
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Derailed locomotive and navvies at Belgrave Road station, Leicester
Derailed locomotive and navvies at Belgrave Road station, Leicester
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Cutting and overbridge at Birstall, Leicester
Cutting and overbridge at Birstall, Leicester
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Cutting near tunnel, Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire
Cutting near tunnel, Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire
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Tunnel construction in London
Tunnel construction in London
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Navvy Mission Room at Helmdon, Northamptonshire
Navvy Mission Room at Helmdon, Northamptonshire
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Navvies having lunch
Navvies having lunch