Commencement Of The First Sod Of The Swindon, Marlborough & Andover Railway Antique Victorian c1875

Pete Sheldon


 This Commencement for 28th July 1875 "the first sod of the Swindon, Marlborough, and Andover Railway was turned - with the usual ceremony and much local rejoicing". It was anticipated that the new line would benefit Hungerford by giving better rail access to Gloucester and Birmingham to the north, and to Southampton in the south.
This montage of the Commencement not only features a reserved seat card but also all original Authentic documents which also includes un admitted admission ticket.
all in amazing well kept condition these pieces would make a staple on any wall  
Dimensions 59.5 x 53 cm or 23.4 x 20.8
Weight 365 grams or 234.7 penny weight