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Constructing the bridge over the River Soar, Leicester

Constructing the bridge over the River Soar, Leicester

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L1590. Construction of the girder 'bridge over canal, Bedehouse Meadows', Leicester (S.W.A. Newton's notes). The lattice work iron parapet is a typical feature of the London Extension. Note the steam powered crane at work on the bridge. This section of the line (Contract No.2 Leake to Aylestone) was built by Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton between 1894-1899.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - J 5/1
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 - Leicester, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 458000 304000)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council