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Bulwell viaduct nearing completion

Bulwell viaduct nearing completion

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L2780. Taken around 1897, this is the view south towards Bulwell viaduct. Apart from some significant gaps in the parapet, the structure appears complete. At 390 yards (357 metres), this twenty-five arch feat of engineering was the longest viaduct on the London Extension. Note the small boy who is lying down in the foreground.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 117mm
dimension.W - 160mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 2/64
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 - Bulwell, Nottinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 454400 345600)
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council