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Unloading ballast at Charwelton station yard

Unloading ballast at Charwelton station yard

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L2767. An interesting scene captured around 1898 at Charwelton station yard and contractor's depot, Northamptonshire. These men are unloading ballast from mineral wagons into horse drawn carts. This shale would then be packed over the sleepers of the permanent way.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1898
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 160mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 2/51
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 - Charwelton, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 453500 256200)
period - circa 1898
RightsLeicestershire County Council