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Culvert and contractor's wagons at Birstall, Leicester

Culvert and contractor's wagons at Birstall, Leicester

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L2485. This photograph was taken around 1897 at a brick culvert near Greengate Lane, Birstall. Written on the side of the wagons laden with hardcore is the name of the contractor who built this section of the Line: Henry Lovatt & Co. of Wolverhampton. Note the quality of these temporary tracks - for contractor's rails they have been very well laid and maintained.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 162mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 2/34
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 - Birstall, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458200 309800)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council