The Mottram Viaduct of the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway.

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Title

The Mottram Viaduct of the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway.

Subject

Railway viaduct in Derbyshire

Description

The image shows a steam locomotive and freight wagons crossing the recently-completed viaduct at Mottram, Derbyshire, where an iron construction to support the track bed had replaced an earlier wooden construction. This had been achieved with minimal disruption to rail services.
A descriptive account of how the replacement was carried out is provided in the accompanying article, which occupies the central column of the page under the header 'The Dinting and Mottram Viaducts'.

Creator

Anonymous engraver

Source

Illustrated London News, 31 August 1861: 214 and 224.

Publisher

Lancaster University

Date

1861

Contributor

Coverage

Nineteenth century

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Original Format

Engraving published in newspaper

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Citation

Anonymous engraver, “The Mottram Viaduct of the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway. ,” Local History Resources for Schools, accessed December 11, 2019, https://regionalheritage.omeka.net/items/show/32.