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1940s Gallery

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Choose from 70 pictures in our 1940s collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Kemble Station, Gloucestershire, c.1940s Featured Print

Kemble Station, Gloucestershire, c.1940s

A view of the Junction of Cirencester Branch towards Swindon at Kemble station in Gloucestershire, c.1940s. It opened in 1872, and closed to goods 1967.
The limestone bridge became Grade II listed in 2015, with the station and the water tank granted listed status in 1986

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1940s, Bridge, Gloucestershire, Grade Ii Listed, Junction, Kemble, Kemble Station, Platform, Station

Servicemen drinking tea from a refreshment trolley on Paddington station, during WWII Featured Print

Servicemen drinking tea from a refreshment trolley on Paddington station, during WWII

A member of Refreshment Department staff serving tea to servicemen from her platform trolley at Paddington Station is the feature of this official photograph taken in 1943. Despite the fact that numerous official photographs featuring women at work were taken by the Company Photographer during the war, it is noticeable how much less they are featured in the Company Magazine than in the previous war. An indication, perhaps, that the employment of women was no longer being regarded at a novelty

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Mobile emergency canteen at Paddington Station, during WWII Featured Print

Mobile emergency canteen at Paddington Station, during WWII

Paddington station in 1943 and a shot of the mobile emergency canteen, which was used to feed station staff, APR wardens, firemen and other staff who were active during the night when the station canteen was closed. The canteen was usually manned by a driver and a female attendant and was designed as a mobile unit so that it could move from place to place, where it was most needed when air strikes affected station or depot facilities. This mobile trailer canteen was designed in the Road Transport Department Drawing Office at Slough and built at Swindon Works, and was designed with adaptable couplings so that it could be attached to any of the Company's articulated tractors. The canteen was fully equipped with water supply, cooking facilities, tea urn and storage space for emergency stocks of dried food

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