GCR construction workers, Charwelton, Northamptonshire

GCR construction workers, Charwelton, Northamptonshire
Photograph taken 1900 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: AA97/05786

These construction workers are employed in the building of the Great Central Railway in 1900. The line boasted "Rapid Travel in Luxury", but the construction process remained arduous work, especially when laying tracks in the winter mud pictured here.