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Construction of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire

Construction of Catesby tunnel, Northamptonshire

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L1662. Looking at the 'north end of [Catesby] tunnel', Northamptonshire (S.W.A. Newton's notes). Built by T. Oliver & Son as part of Contract No.4 (Rugby to Woodford), the tunnel was almost 3000 yards (2742 metres) long, and its construction represented a significant engineering achievement.
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 - L 1/11
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.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
Location.Creation Site - Catesby, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 452400 259600)
RightsLeicestershire County Council