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A paper recycling cart outside the General Stores at Swindon Works, 1941
A paper recycling cart outside the General Stores at Swindon Works in 1941. Bound bundles of paperwork and ledgers can be seen piled on the cart ready to be taken away to be pulped. Although the operation was a worthwhile effort, it is quite sad to see the paperwork being destroyed. Historians studying the GWR are now plagued by gaps in the historical record. By 1945 the GWR had sent thousands of tons of waste to the paper mills