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Construction of the Misbourne Viaduct'

Construction of the Misbourne Viaduct'

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L3360. This viaduct is in the final stages of construction. Of its five arches, four still have 'centring' in place: wooden scaffolding supporting the structure until cement dries. The brickwork inside the arches is arranged in a spiral formation for additional strength - this technique was relatively uncommon. On the far side of the viaduct is a contractor's carriage, presumably employed in the transport of materials and resources to, and removal of waste from the site.
It seems likely that the structure is the Misbourne Viaduct, which transported the Great Western and Great Central Joint Railway over the river Misbourne in Buckinghamshire.
PublisherLeicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Date
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Format
IdentifierNewton - 114/2
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicesteshire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
derived from - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire (O.S. Ref: 501600 188000)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
point - circa 1903
RightsLeicestershire County Council