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Construction of Leicester Central Station

Construction of Leicester Central Station

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L1682. Constructing the frontage of Leicester's Great Central Station, 28.1.1899. Looking at this photograph, it is difficult to believe that less than two months later, the Line's first express passenger train left Marylebone. The contractor responsible for building this section of the London Extension (Contract No.2, Leake to Aylestone) was Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton.
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 6/4
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