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Contractor's branch line and wagons at Whetstone

Contractor's branch line and wagons at Whetstone

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L2764. Looking down from a section of muddy temporary railway towards a number of wagons laden with rocks. They are waiting on the contractor's branch to Narborough that left the route of the London Extension at Whetstone, Leicestershire. Topham, Jones & Railton was the firm responsible for building this section of the line (Contract No.3, Aylestone to Rugby).
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 116mm
dimension.W - 165mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 2/48
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.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
Location.Creation Site - Whetstone, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 455000 297000)
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council