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Construction of Bennerley Viaduct, Awsworth, 1877-1878
early 1877 to late 1878
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Viaduct under construction, late 1877 - early 1878. Looking northeast towards Awsworth; with contractor's temporary railway in foreground. Extension across the Erewash Valley.
The viaduct carried the Great Northern Railway's Derby to Staffordshire trains.
Photo from Grinling, C H The History of the Great Northern Railway 1845-1895, 1898, page 313.