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Paddington Collection (#3)

Background imagePaddington Collection: Overall view of Paddington Station and Surrounds, c. 1940

Overall view of Paddington Station and Surrounds, c. 1940
A general view of Paddington station and its surroundings, c.1940, showing the approach road to the Goods Depot in the foreground

Background imagePaddington Collection: Platforms 13, 14 and 15, Paddington Station, c. 1940

Platforms 13, 14 and 15, Paddington Station, c. 1940
A general view of Platforms 13, 14 and 15 at Paddington Station, London, c.1940. A lone couple wait between platforms 13 and 14 which lie quiet awaiting the next trains

Background imagePaddington Collection: No111 The Great Bear at Paddington Station, c1910

No111 The Great Bear at Paddington Station, c1910
4-6-2 Pacific Locomotive. Built 1908 and withdrawn 1924 and rebuit as 4-6-0 Viscount Churchill

Background imagePaddington Collection: No 4082, Windsor Castle, hauling the funeral train of King George VI, February 1952

No 4082, Windsor Castle, hauling the funeral train of King George VI, February 1952
A view of locomotive No 4082, Windsor Castle, hauling the funeral train of King George VI, at Paddington staiton, in February 1952

Background imagePaddington Collection: Firft Bridge

Firft Bridge
A view of the Firft Bridge at Paddington and the Accommodation Barge going down the Grand Union Canel to Uxbridge

Background imagePaddington Collection: Diesel Railcar No 1 at Paddington Station, 1st December 1933

Diesel Railcar No 1 at Paddington Station, 1st December 1933
A view of diesel railcar No 1 at Paddington station, London on 1st December 1933. Built by AEC in the same year, the railcar is seen here waiting for its press run to Reading alongside No 6001 King

Background imagePaddington Collection: Platform 5 at Paddington Station, London, 1913

Platform 5 at Paddington Station, London, 1913
A view of passengers boarding Windsor Royal Garden Party trains on Platform 5 at Paddington Station in 1913. The first class passengers are all dressed in their finest attire

Background imagePaddington Collection: Petrol driven Karrier on Platform 5 at Paddington Station, c. 1935

Petrol driven Karrier on Platform 5 at Paddington Station, c. 1935
A three wheeled mechanical horse driven by a GWR porter helps with the movement of parcels on Platform 5 at Paddington Station, c.1935

Background imagePaddington Collection: Goods wagons on the approach to Paddington Station, 1930

Goods wagons on the approach to Paddington Station, 1930
An image showing goods wagons on the approach to Paddington Station, London in 1930. The bustling and packed surroundings of the station are clear to see

Background imagePaddington Collection: Paddington Station Booking Office, 1938

Paddington Station Booking Office, 1938
A view of the newly opened Booking Office at Paddington Station in 1938. Note the Art Deco appearance of the office in comparison with the Victorian roof spans of the Station

Background imagePaddington Collection: GWR Tractor and trollies on Paddington Station, c1936

GWR Tractor and trollies on Paddington Station, c1936
A view of a GWR tractor pulling trollies that are transporting parcels at the far end of Paddington Station, c.1936. The GWR Parcels Fowarding Depot can be seen in the background along with various

Background imagePaddington Collection: Parcel handling at Paddington Station, c. 1920s

Parcel handling at Paddington Station, c. 1920s
Staff at Paddington Station sort parcels in The Lawn during the inter-war period. This images illustrates the lack of parcel handling space at the time

Background imagePaddington Collection: Mail sacks at Paddington Station, 1926

Mail sacks at Paddington Station, 1926
Mail sacks being loaded onto Royal Mail vans during the Christmas period of 1926. A policeman can be seen to the left of the picture as he cast a supervisory eye over the proceedings

Background imagePaddington Collection: Christmas Decorations at Paddington Station, December 1935

Christmas Decorations at Paddington Station, December 1935
This image shows the Centenary Christmas Decorations in The Lawn at Paddington Station, 1935. Note the entrance to the GWR Royal Hotel in the background

Background imagePaddington Collection: Paddington Station Staff, 1937

Paddington Station Staff, 1937
An image showing Paddington Station staff assisting a disabled passenger in a wheelchair on to a carriage in 1937

Background imagePaddington Collection: Memorial Service on Platform 1 at Paddington Station, 11th November 1920

Memorial Service on Platform 1 at Paddington Station, 11th November 1920
A solemn view of Paddington station showing crowds gathering on Platform 1 to commemorate Armistice Day in November 1920

Background imagePaddington Collection: Platform 1 at Paddington Station, London, c. 1910

Platform 1 at Paddington Station, London, c. 1910
A classic Edwardian view of Platform 1 at Paddington Station in London, c.1910. Dappled sunlight filters through the glass of the Victorian roof span as passengers busy themselves on the platform

Background imagePaddington Collection: Paddington Telephone Exchange, c. 1910

Paddington Telephone Exchange, c. 1910
An image of the Paddington Telephone Exchange, c.1910, minus the constantly busy switch board operators

Background imagePaddington Collection: Office Staff at Paddington Station, c. 1920s

Office Staff at Paddington Station, c. 1920s
This image of an unknown office at Paddington Station was probably taken in the 1920s. It shows a number of women at work at desks and some are using typewriters at tables

Background imagePaddington Collection: Women porters working in the left luggage office at Paddington station, during WWII

Women porters working in the left luggage office at Paddington station, during WWII
The Left Luggage Department at Paddington Station was, during the war, manned by female staff as can be seen in this image taken in 1943

Background imagePaddington Collection: Mail sacks on Platform 10 at Paddington Station, 1926

Mail sacks on Platform 10 at Paddington Station, 1926
Mail sacks being sorted on Platform 10 during the Christmas period of 1926. During the Christmas this would be a regular sight at Paddington station

Background imagePaddington Collection: Interior of Ticket Office at Paddington Station, 1913

Interior of Ticket Office at Paddington Station, 1913
This interior shot of the Ticket Office at Paddington Station was taken in 1913. The ticket staff operated individual hatches

Background imagePaddington Collection: Windsor Castle hauling King George Vs funeral train, 1936

Windsor Castle hauling King George Vs funeral train, 1936
Locomotive no.4082 Windsor Castle, adorned with the Royal Coat of Arms, hauling George Vs funeral train from Paddington to Windsor in 1936



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