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Constructing the platform buildings at Leicester Central Station

Constructing the platform buildings at Leicester Central Station

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L1680. Looking north at the platform buildings of Leicester Central nearing completion, 28.1.1899. By this time, coal traffic had already been using the Line for six months, and less than two months after this photograph was taken, the London Extension saw its first passenger service head north from Marylebone. Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton was the contractor who built this stretch of the Last Main Line (Contract No.2, Leake to Aylestone).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - 18990128
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - L 6/2
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.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
point - 18990128
Location.Creation Site - Great Central Station, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458200 304700)
RightsLeicestershire County Council