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Railway Workers Framed Print Collection

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74 Framed Prints

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Signal lamp man servicing signal lanterns, c1930s

Signal lamp man servicing signal lanterns, c1930s

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Refreshments at Paddington Station, c. 1920

Refreshments at Paddington Station, c. 1920
A refreshment porter hands a first class passenger a luncheon basket through the window of a carriage while stationary at Paddington station, c.1920

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: GWR Refreshment Department Platform Trolley, May 1937

GWR Refreshment Department Platform Trolley, May 1937
A GWR Refreshment Department platform trolley at Paddington station in London, May 1937. A woman is viewing the refreshments available from the trolley

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Bristol & Exeter Railway Broad Gauge Locomotive

Bristol & Exeter Railway Broad Gauge Locomotive
Built 1853-54

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Newspaper Train on Platform 4 at Paddington Station, 1937

Newspaper Train on Platform 4 at Paddington Station, 1937
An image showing Paddington station staff on Platform 4 receiving the daily newspapers from the 12.50am Newspaper Train, 1937

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: GWR station staff member in a gas mask, c. 1939

GWR station staff member in a gas mask, c. 1939
During an air raid the threat of poison gas bombs being dropped by the German Luftwaffe was extremely high. Mustard gas was the most deadly gas available and could take up to 12 hours to take effect

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: A Sea Hurricane being loaded onto an armed merchant ship at Cardiff docks, c. 1941

A Sea Hurricane being loaded onto an armed merchant ship at Cardiff docks, c. 1941
As well as assisting in the transportation of military goods by rail the GWR also facilitated the war effort at their docks

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Swindon Works Fire Brigade, 1916

Swindon Works Fire Brigade, 1916
This is a really impressive image of the Swindon Works Fire Brigade, taken in 1916. The smartly uniformed firemen are sat upon the Dennis Fire Engine which was purchased by the GWR in 1912

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Female Dining Car Attendant, about 1940

Female Dining Car Attendant, about 1940
During the Second World War women took over roles normally assigned to men. This image shows a female GWR dining car attendant serving tea to three passengers

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Female Stationmaster, June 1941

Female Stationmaster, June 1941
This image features a young lady called Freda Jones. During the Second World War she was made a GWR Stationmaster at Pontdolgoch, a station in mid Wales on the Welshpool to Aberystwyth line

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Female wartime workers, 1943

Female wartime workers, 1943
This line up of women at Paddington Station shows the varied jobs female GWR employees undertook during the Second World War

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: A driver at the controls of a diesel locomotive in about 1980

A driver at the controls of a diesel locomotive in about 1980

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Women workers in the Permanent Way Dept at Reading, 1943

Women workers in the Permanent Way Dept at Reading, 1943
Three ladies from the Permanent Way Department are pictured here at Reading in April 1943 off-loading wooden blocks from a wagon

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Women employee in the Road Motor Department at Slough, 1944

Women employee in the Road Motor Department at Slough, 1944
The Road Motor Department at Slough was another area that saw the employment of women in traditionally male roles. This photograph was taken on April 18th 1944

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Gara Bridge Station, Devon

Gara Bridge Station, Devon
A member of station staff stands on the down platform at Gara Bridge Station looking south towards Kingsbridge. The level crossing gates behind him are closed to rail traffic

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Collecting Milk Churns at Paddington Station, c. 1920s

Collecting Milk Churns at Paddington Station, c. 1920s
A view of railway workers collecting milk churns at Paddington Station, London, c.1920s. The goods workers are loading the milk from a dairy motor vehicle onto wooden goods wagons

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Locomotive No. 4079, Pendennis Castle

Locomotive No. 4079, Pendennis Castle
4-6-0, Castle class locomotive

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: GWR Buffet Car, c1938

GWR Buffet Car, c1938

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Buffet Car from the 1930s

Buffet Car from the 1930s

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: GWR First Class Sleeper Car, 1946

GWR First Class Sleeper Car, 1946
A female passenger is having her morning tea delivered to her in one of the GWRs first class sleeping car compartments. The attentant delivering the tea stayed in the carriage

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Neyland Fish Platform, Pembrokeshire, c. 1910

Neyland Fish Platform, Pembrokeshire, c. 1910
A view of GWR company servants unloading fish crates from the rail link at Neyland in Pembrokeshire, c.1910. The fishing industry boomed in the area from 1908 until World War I caused many ships to

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Reading Signal Works, September 1936

Reading Signal Works, September 1936
Construction of a locking frame

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Box Station, 1885

Box Station, 1885
A view of Box station in 1885, showing a standard gauge locomotive stood on mixed gauge track. The West portal of Middle Hill Tunnel can be seen in the distance

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Horse Drawn Delivery Wagon at Paddington Mint Stables, c. 1910

Horse Drawn Delivery Wagon at Paddington Mint Stables, c. 1910
An image of a horse drawn delivery wagon at Paddington Mint Stables, c.1910. A team of four dray horses are preparing to pull the GWR cart and deliver a range of goods carried in barrels and bundles

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927

King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927
King George Vs boiler being craned at Cardiff Docks, on its way to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centenary celebrations in America in 1927

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: GWR Weedkilling Train tender W82, 1938

GWR Weedkilling Train tender W82, 1938
To operate smooth running services the GWR needed to keep their tracks and tracksides free of unwanted weeds and foliage. The GWRs weedkilling trains usually consisted of an engine and three tenders

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: GWR Weedkilling Train with sprays on, 1938

GWR Weedkilling Train with sprays on, 1938
To operate smooth running services the GWR needed to keep their tracks and tracksides free of unwanted weeds and foliage. The GWRs weedkilling trains usually consisted of an engine and three tenders

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: GWR Weed Killing Train, 1938

GWR Weed Killing Train, 1938
To operate smooth running services the GWR needed to keep their tracks and tracksides free of unwanted weeds and foliage. The GWRs weedkilling trains usually consisted of an engine and three tenders

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Wootton Bassett Station, 1893

Wootton Bassett Station, 1893
A view of Wootton Bassett Station in Wiltshire, taken in 1893, showing the station building and a number of staff on the platform with a dray horse

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Passenger shunter coupling-up, c. 1930s

Passenger shunter coupling-up, c. 1930s
Passenger shunter coupling-up, c.1930s

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Goods shunter laying a skid in front of wagon, 1934

Goods shunter laying a skid in front of wagon, 1934

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Goods Shunter, c. 1930s

Goods Shunter, c. 1930s
Goods Shunter, c.1930s

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Shunter in the wartime blackout, c. 1940

Shunter in the wartime blackout, c. 1940
Blackouts were challenging times for some GWR employees, as this image of a shunter taken at Bristol shows. Limited lighting during an air raid posed a serious health and safety risk

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Plympton Station, Devon, c. 1920

Plympton Station, Devon, c. 1920
A view of Plympton Station, Devon, c.1920, showing a few passengers on the platforms and the station buildings. Plympton station opened in June 1848 as part of the South Devon Railway

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Westland Wessex Plane - G-aGW, c1933

Westland Wessex Plane - G-aGW, c1933
A three engined monoplane supplied by Imperial Airways for the Great Western Railway Air Service routes

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Paddington Goods Depot, early 20th century

Paddington Goods Depot, early 20th century
Horse drawn carts in procession carrying loads of Witney blankets for Maples (Probably Maple & Co, furniture manufacturer)

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Paddington Goods Depot, c. 1930

Paddington Goods Depot, c. 1930
A rather crowded scene showing the goods depot at Paddington station in London, c.1930; with a mixture of motorised and horse drawn vehicles laiden with all kinds of goods

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Bristol Temple Meads Goods Depot, c. 1930

Bristol Temple Meads Goods Depot, c. 1930
A view of the bustling Bristol Temple Meads Goods Depot, c.1930. GWR dray horses and carts are loaded with goods, and a motor van is leaving the depot. The enquiry office is in the background

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Reading Signal Works, Clock Shop, 1969

Reading Signal Works, Clock Shop, 1969
The GWR owned and operated thousands of clocks and watches. These were maintained at the GWR Reading Signal Works

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Clock Shop, Reading Signal Works, 1969

Clock Shop, Reading Signal Works, 1969
The GWR owned and operated thousands of clocks and watches. These were maintained at the GWR Reading Signal Works

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Chef preparing food in the Restaurant Car kitchen, 1946

Chef preparing food in the Restaurant Car kitchen, 1946. This was taken in composite restaurant carriage no.9672, which was built in 1938 to diagram H57

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Female Ticket Collector, c. 1918

Female Ticket Collector, c. 1918
A lone female ticket inspector stands inside an unidentified station punching a hole in the ticket she is checking. As the war progressed and more and more men went to fight

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Female telegraph operator, 1910

Female telegraph operator, 1910
A female operator can be seen here working the switchboard at the Paddington Telegraph Office in 1910. Prior to this date the Great Western Railway had been slow to employ women in their telegraph

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Female track maintenance workers during WW2

Female track maintenance workers during WW2

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: Drivers Ernie Simms and Brian Kervin on board diesel locomotive No. D7010

Drivers Ernie Simms and Brian Kervin on board diesel locomotive No. D7010
D7000 Hymek class locomotive

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: GWR Restaurant Car, 1938

GWR Restaurant Car, 1938
A waiter serves passengers some refreshments in a GWR restaurant car. The table is set out with branded silverware, china and cutlery

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: GWR Buffet Car, c1930s

GWR Buffet Car, c1930s

Background imageRailway Workers Framed Print Collection: GWR Horse Drawn Express Parcels Cart

GWR Horse Drawn Express Parcels Cart
This horse and cart was an entrant in the Windsor Horse Show



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