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Temporary bridge and cutting south of Hucknall, Nottinghamshire

Temporary bridge and cutting south of Hucknall, Nottinghamshire

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L2458. Photographed south of Hucknall around 1897, this excellent picture shows railway construction in earnest. A temporary footbridge spans a roughly hewn cutting, whilst a steam powered crane is at work on a single line of contractor's rails. The purpose of the considerable hole that has been excavated on the left side of the would-be trackbed is sadly unknown.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 117mm
dimension.W - 160mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 2/2
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 - Hucknall, Nottinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 452700 349300)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council