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Water pump and navvies beside contractor's railway in Warwickshire

Water pump and navvies beside contractor's railway in Warwickshire

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L2281. A temporary water pump installed beside a line of contractor's temporary railway at Caves Inn, Warwickshire. Working to drive the pump beneath this somewhat ramshackle wooden shelter is a portable steam engine. Note the smartly dressed child posing with the navvy, and the bicycle propped against the timber frame. This section of the Line (Contract No.3, Aylestone to Rugby) was built by Topham, Jones & Railton.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - 18970313
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 115mm
dimension.W - 162mm
IdentifierNewton - T 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 - Caves Inn, Warwickshire (O.S. Ref: 453500 279300)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
point - 18970313
RightsLeicestershire County Council