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Great Central bridge over the Midland Railway near Cosby, Leicestershire

Great Central bridge over the Midland Railway near Cosby, Leicestershire

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L2483. This is bridge 405, a girder structure situated south of Cosby that was erected to carry the London Extension across the Midland Counties Railway (later Midland Railway) that ran from Leicester to Rugby. The bridge's lattice work iron parapet is a distinctive feature of the Last Main Line.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1899
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 159mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 2/32
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 - Cosby, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 455600 293800)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1899
RightsLeicestershire County Council