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Woodhead Station, Cheshire

Woodhead Station, Cheshire

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L2377. The River Etherow winds its way along the valley, passing beneath the Great Central bridge at Woodhead Station. Taken in May 1903, the photograph is a testament to the tireless endeavours of the Victorian railway companies, and to their refusal to let natural obstacles stand in the way of rail expansion.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - May 1903
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 120mm
dimension.W - 160mm
IdentifierNewton - W 2/4
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 - Woodhead, Cheshire (O.S. Ref: 411300 399800)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - May 1903
RightsLeicestershire County Council