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Girder overbridge at a cutting near Hucknall

Girder overbridge at a cutting near Hucknall

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L1870. Built by Logan & Hemingway as part of Contract No.1 (Annesley to Leake), this is the completed lattice girder overbridge at the rock cutting near Hucknall, photographed on 23.4.1898. The wooden boards slung underneath the bridge during its construction would later be removed. The picture is a somewhat stark reminder of the determination shown by the Line's engineers who, above all else, wanted a fast and evenly graded Railway and to that end were prepared to overcome significant physical obstacles.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - 18980423
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 116mm
dimension.W - 162mm
IdentifierNewton - P 1/2
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - glass plate negative
part of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Hucknall, Nottinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 452800 349300)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland
point - 18980423
RightsLeicestershire County Council