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Navvies drilling holes in sleepers, Finmere, Buckinghamshire

Navvies drilling holes in sleepers, Finmere, Buckinghamshire

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L1572. Drilling holes to fix the rail chairs to the sleepers at Finmere in Buckinghamshire 4th October 1897. These navvies would probably have worked for Walter Scott & Co. of Newcastle upon Tyne, the contractor who built this section of the Railway (Contract No.6 Brackley to Quainton Road).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - 1897-10-04
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - J 3/8
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 - Finmere, Buckinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 462800 231300)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
point - 1897-10-04
RightsLeicestershire County Council