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Leicester Viaduct - Bridge 374

Leicester Viaduct - Bridge 374

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L2041. The viaduct that carried the London Extension over the city of Leicester was made up of several different types of bridges. For the most part it was brick arches, but there were also lattice and plate girder spans at various places only the viaduct. One of these places was at West Bridge where the line crossed major roads and the River Soar. This photograph was taken in February 1977 looking north. The first plate girder span crosses West Bridge Street and the second spans St. Augustine Street. Beyond that, the line crossed the River Soar on a lattice girder bridge. Leicester Central Station's main building can just be seen in the distance. This section of the viaduct between Duns Lane and the old station no longer exists.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Hartley, R. F.
Datecreation - 1977-02
TypePhotographs - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 127mm
dimension.W - 177mm
IdentifierDE 1897/141
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - DE 1897
copy of - Original Negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458100 304300)
period - 1977-02
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsHartley, R. F.