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Girder overbridge crossing the line near Willoughby, Warwickshire

Girder overbridge crossing the line near Willoughby, Warwickshire

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L2330. Bridge No. 474, a girder occupation structure built by T. Oliver & Son as part of Contract No.4 (Rugby to Woodford) to carry a track over the London Extension near Willoughby. Although the trackbed is flat and the line has been ballasted, these are temporary contractor's rails that would quickly be lifted and re-laid elsewhere. Note the brick work parapet: a relatively unusual feature for a girder bridge on the Last Main Line.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 116mm
dimension.W - 163mm
IdentifierNewton - V 1/4
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 - Willoughby, Warwickshire (O.S. Ref: 452400 265300)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council