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Girder bridge spanning the permanent way at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire

Girder bridge spanning the permanent way at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire

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L2465. This is the plate girder overbridge that was built to carry Annesley Road across the London Extension at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. The building that is visible beneath the bridge is a locomotive shed, a temporary structure that was erected to house the contractor's engines used by Logan & Hemingway, the firm responsible for building this section of the Line (Annesley to Leake). Note that the final layer of ballast has not yet been packed over the sleepers of the permanent way.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 120mm
dimension.W - 159mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 2/11
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: 452800 349800)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council