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Images Dated 2020 April

Choose from 59 pictures in our Images Dated 2020 April collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.

Damaged railway lamps, 1942 Featured April Image

Damaged railway lamps, 1942

These rather forlorn looking lamps appeared in an article from the April 1942 edition of the GWR Magazine. The article looks at the daily toll of damaged and lost locomotive equipment and it called upon employees to make a positive contribution to this loss and damage. During the war there was a shortage of raw materials and unnecessary repairs or replacements took its toll on resources. For example, over 200 lamps a week were arriving at Swindon Works for repair. It was considered an employee's "National Duty" to keep the nation's transport system running smoothly

Victoria Tower, London, June 1929 Featured April Image

Victoria Tower, London, June 1929

A GWR Publicity view of the Victoria Tower at the Palace of Westminster, London, in June 1929. The Victoria Tower was designed as the royal entrance to the Palace of Westminster and for many years was the biggest square stone tower in the world. It houses the parliamentary archives

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Didbrook Church, Cotswolds, June 1937 Featured April Image

Didbrook Church, Cotswolds, June 1937

A GWR Publicity view of the parish church in the village of Didbrook in the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, June 1937. St George's Church dates from the 13th century, and in 1471 after the Battle of Tewkesbury retreating Lancastrian soldiers took refuge within the church only to be massacred by Yorkist soldiers. The walls still bear the scars of musket shot

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