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Images Dated 2012 May

Choose from 28 pictures in our Images Dated 2012 May collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Female stewardess, 1917 Featured May Image

Female stewardess, 1917

A Dining Car Waitress in her crisp white apron stands in the doorway of dining car No. 9546 on Platform 2, Paddington Station in 1917. Rail travel during the war was not just restricted to essential journeys. Travel for pleasure continued according to Mr Guy Calthrop, General Manager of the London and North Western Railway, who was asked to represent all of the railway companies before the Man Power Distribution Board. In his report of October 1916 Mr Calthrop stated that there is an enormous amount of "joy-riding" on railways at the present time'; and facilities such as on-board dining for long journeys were as integral to the service the GWR offered its customers as before the war began

© STEAM Museum of the GWR

Swimmers from the GWR Medical Fund Society swimming baths (situated within the Works), c1880s Featured May Image

Swimmers from the GWR Medical Fund Society swimming baths (situated within the Works), c1880s

© STEAM Museum of the GWR

Baths, Medical Fund Society, Swimmers, Swimming, Swindon, Swindon Works, Victorian