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Bridge construction at Brackley, Northamptonshire

Bridge construction at Brackley, Northamptonshire

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L2496. Photographed during the early stages of construction, this is the site of the road bridge that carried Turweston Road across the Great Central's London Extension on the northern edge of Brackley. The bridge's piers and abutments are beginning to take shape, as a steam powered crane works on the roughly laid contractor's rails. Interestingly, the earth wall on the left of the picture shows that the railway cutting has yet to be excavated past the point of the bridge.
Publisher
ContributorEnglish Heritage - National Monuments Record
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - 1896
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Format
IdentifierNational Monuments Record - AA97/ 05322
SourceAlfred Newton and Son Collection - National Monuments Record
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - glass plate negative
part of - Alfred Newton and Son Collection - National Monuments Record
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Brackley, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 459100 238000)
Location.Current Repository - National Monuments Record, Swindon
period - 1896
RightsEnglish Heritage - National Monuments Record