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Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Preston Bypass EAW073974

Preston Bypass EAW073974
Preston Bypass, Lancashire. Britains first motorway under construction, photographed in November 1958. It was opened by Harold MacMillan in December

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 Motorway construction JLP01_08_078126

M6 Motorway construction JLP01_08_078126
EDEN, CUMBRIA. A team of two working on a box culvert during the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge. The work on the Lune Gorge section of the M6 Motorway between Killington

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Spaghetti Junction EAW220279

Spaghetti Junction EAW220279
Gravelly Hills Interchange, Birmingham. Junction 6 on the M6 motorway meets the A38 and A5127 in a complex known as " Spaghetti Junction"

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 Motorway construction JLP01_08_081804

M6 Motorway construction JLP01_08_081804
EDEN, CUMBRIA. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge, showing dump trucks on the haul road leading from the Lawtland House viaduct and Roger Howe bridge

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Keele Services JLP01_01_165_31

Keele Services JLP01_01_165_31
M6 Motorway, Keele Service Area, M6, Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A view looking north towards Structure 347A at the Keele Service Area of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 Junction 14 JLP01_08_065790

M6 Junction 14 JLP01_08_065790
M6 Motorway, Junction 14, M6, Creswell, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view looking south on the west side of the Stafford North junction (Junction 14)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Bridging the Lune JLP01_08_081805

Bridging the Lune JLP01_08_081805
TEBAY, EDEN, CUMBRIA. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge near Jeffreys Mount, showing the motorway crossing the River Lune

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Angle grader JLP01_08_081817

Angle grader JLP01_08_081817
SOUTH LAKELAND, CUMBRIA. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge, showing an angle grader at work on the motorway with a Laing worker standing at the controls

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Bridging the Lune JLP01_08_079743

Bridging the Lune JLP01_08_079743
TEBAY, EDEN, CUMBRIA. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge, showing the building of a bridge across the River Lune

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Earthmoving JLP01_08_069478

Earthmoving JLP01_08_069478
South Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Midland Link Motorway, between Junction 13 and Junction 11 of the M6, showing earthmoving vehicles working on a section of the motorway

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Culvert construction JLP01_08_068853A

Culvert construction JLP01_08_068853A
South Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Midland Link Motorway, between Junction 13 and Junction 11 of the M6, showing a team of workers gathered around a concrete culvert

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Chipping spreader JLP01_08_063668

Chipping spreader JLP01_08_063668
STAFFORDSHIRE. A close-up of a chipping spreader in operation during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Subsurfacing JLP01_08_062547

Subsurfacing JLP01_08_062547
Stafford, Staffordshire. " A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers laying a concrete bound granular base course on Section B of

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Making bridge beams JLP01_08_062544

Making bridge beams JLP01_08_062544
STAFFORDSHIRE. A team of workers making a prestressed concrete bridge beam during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Adjusting jacks JLP01_08_062540

Adjusting jacks JLP01_08_062540
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a worker watching another worker adjusting 200-ton jacks in preparation for lowering the beam on Bridge

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Making bridge beams JLP01_08_062538

Making bridge beams JLP01_08_062538
STAFFORDSHIRE. A team of workers making prestressed concrete bridge beams during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Lightweight bridge deck JLP01_08_060930

Lightweight bridge deck JLP01_08_060930
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of Lytag being used as infill on Bridge 360 during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Lightweight bridge deck JLP01_08_060929

Lightweight bridge deck JLP01_08_060929
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of Lytag being used as infill on Bridge 360 during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060686

Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060686
Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers laying dry lean concrete to the north of the Section B office

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060685

Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060685
Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers laying dry lean concrete to the north of the Section B office

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Excavator and dump truck JLP01_08_059930

Excavator and dump truck JLP01_08_059930
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of excavations being carried out on the route of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a excavator loading a dump truck with excavated material

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Tree clearance JLP01_08_059352a

Tree clearance JLP01_08_059352a
Stafford, Staffordshire. Two men felling trees on a piece of land destined to become part of Section A of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Narrow gauge JLP01_08_059840

Narrow gauge JLP01_08_059840
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of the construction of a structure, probably on Section B of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing an engine on a narrow gauge railway

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Compacting JLP01_01_172_141

Compacting JLP01_01_172_141
STAFFORDSHIRE. A worker driving a Stothert & Pitt Vibroll 32R Mk1 machine, a vibrating roller used to compact roads, seen during the construction of the Staffordshire section of the Birmingham to

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Marginal haunches JLP01_01_172_037

Marginal haunches JLP01_01_172_037
Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of marginal haunches on Section B of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6) at chainage 3, 000 of the southbound carriageway

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Bridging the Lune JLP01_08_083582

Bridging the Lune JLP01_08_083582
TEBAY, EDEN, CUMBRIA. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge, showing the Roger Howe bridge in the foreground, carrying the A685 over the River Lune

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Grass cutting JLP01_01_164_23

Grass cutting JLP01_01_164_23
STAFFORDSHIRE. Two Laing workers cutting grass on a section of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6) between Junction 13 and Junction 16, using a tractor with a boom machine attachment

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 under construction JLP01_08_064260

M6 under construction JLP01_08_064260
M6 Motorway, M6, Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing Structure 348/Fb the entrance into Trentham Park

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 under construction JLP01_08_064257

M6 under construction JLP01_08_064257
M6 Motorway, M6, Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Asphalt surfacing JLP01_08_063000

Asphalt surfacing JLP01_08_063000
M6 Motorway, M6, Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire. A general view looking north on the Stafford By-pass during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Surfacing the hard shoulder JLP01_01_172_095

Surfacing the hard shoulder JLP01_01_172_095
M6 Motorway, M6, Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers surfacing the hard shoulder at Hanchurch

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Percussion drilling rig JLP01_01_172_003

Percussion drilling rig JLP01_01_172_003
M6 Motorway, M6, Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire. Two workers operating a percussion drilling rig during the construction of Section C of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 Motorway construction JLP01_01_164_26

M6 Motorway construction JLP01_01_164_26
M6 Motorway, M6, Whitmore, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. An aerial view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), north of Hanchurch

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 completed JLP01_08_065787

M6 completed JLP01_08_065787
M6 Motorway, M6, Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view looking south along Section C of the recently completed Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6) near Trentham Park

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 completed JLP01_08_066490

M6 completed JLP01_08_066490
M6 Motorway, M6, Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view looking north along Section C of the recently completed Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6) near Trentham Park

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Overbridge JLP01_08_062790

Overbridge JLP01_08_062790
M6 Motorway, M6, Stone, Stone Rural, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of Section B of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Nantwich Road bridge JLP01_08_062788

Nantwich Road bridge JLP01_08_062788
M6 Motorway, M6, Audley Rural, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of Section D2 of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Bridge works JLP01_08_062781

Bridge works JLP01_08_062781
M6 Motorway, M6, Stafford, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 Motorway construction JLP01_08_059434

M6 Motorway construction JLP01_08_059434
M6 Motorway, M6, Doxey, Seighford, Stafford, Staffordshire. An aerial view from the east showing the construction of Section A of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), including structures 1b/318

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Keele Services JLP01_08_064262

Keele Services JLP01_08_064262
M6 Motorway, Keele Service Area, M6, Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A view across the Keele Service Area during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Excavation JLP01_01_172_067

Excavation JLP01_01_172_067
M6 Motorway, M6, Stafford, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Stafford By-pass on the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Borrowbeck Viaduct JLP01_08_081831

Borrowbeck Viaduct JLP01_08_081831
M6 Motorway, M6, Tebay, Eden, Cumbria. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge at Borrowbeck Viaduct

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Midland Link Motorway construction JLP01_08_069215a

Midland Link Motorway construction JLP01_08_069215a
M6 Motorway, M6, Penkridge, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Midland Link Motorway, between Junction 13 and Junction 11 of the M6

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Keele Services JLP01_08_066871

Keele Services JLP01_08_066871
M6 Motorway, Keele Service Area, M6, Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A view looking south-east across the Keele Service Area towards Structure 348 on the Birmingham to Preston Motorway

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Keele Services JLP01_08_066870

Keele Services JLP01_08_066870
M6 Motorway, Keele Service Area, M6, Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A view looking west across the Keele Service Area on the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 construction Madeley Heath JLP01_01_165_12

M6 construction Madeley Heath JLP01_01_165_12
M6 Motorway, M6, Madeley, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), looking north-west at Waltons Wood near Madeley Heath

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: M6 Construction Lune Gorge JLP01_08_083571

M6 Construction Lune Gorge JLP01_08_083571
M6 Motorway, M6, Grayrigg, South Lakeland, Cumbria. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge, looking north along a stepped part of the motorway towards Low Borrowbridge

Background imageM6 Motorway Collection: Borrowbeck Viaduct JLP01_08_081834

Borrowbeck Viaduct JLP01_08_081834
M6 Motorway, M6, Tebay, Eden, Cumbria. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge at Borrowbeck Viaduct



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