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Brick arch road bridge and contractor's locomotive near Rugby

Brick arch road bridge and contractor's locomotive near Rugby

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L2220. A view across the cutting towards the skew brick arch overbridge built to carry Ashlawn Road over the Last Main Line near Rugby. A contractor's locomotive waits in steam on the temporary rails, her crew looking up towards Newton's camera. Visible in the central arch beneath the plume of white steam is the distinctive cab of a steam navvy, a makeshift shelter built of wood and corrugated metal that helped shield the engine and her crew from the elements.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 160mm
IdentifierNewton - R 1/6
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 - Rugby, Warwickshire (O.S. Ref: 451600 273100)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council