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Chalk cutting at Saunderton, Buckinghamshire

Chalk cutting at Saunderton, Buckinghamshire

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L1480. Chalk cutting on the Great Western & Great Central Joint Line at Saunderton, Buckinghamshire, circa 1903. Beyond is a brick arch overbridge. This powerful photograph is a brilliant reminder of how Victorian rail expansion changed the British landscape. Work on this later section of the London Extension (Princes Risborough to Grendon Underwood) was carried out by Louis P. Nott between 1902-1905.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1903
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - H 2/2
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Saunderton, Buckinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 479900 201600)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1903
RightsLeicestershire County Council