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Leicester viaduct under construction

Leicester viaduct under construction

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L2301. Photographed looking south towards Leicester around 1897, the north end of the city's viaduct begins to take shape. Already in place are two sections of the plate girder parapet. The viaduct was built by Henry Lovatt & Co. of Wolverhampton as part of Contract No.2 (Leake to Aylestone).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 160mm
IdentifierNewton - T 5/1
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 - Leicester, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 458100 305500)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council