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Cutting of the First Sod for the Railway to Helston, 22 March 1882

NumberHESFM:1977.75
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date22.3.1882
KeywordsHelston Transport Rail Events
PhotographerUnknown
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Cutting of the first sod by Mayor Richard Skewes Martyn, JP for the construction of the railway to Helston on March 22nd 1882. The railway opened nearly 5 years later in May 1887.