Skip to main content
sales@mediastorehouse.com
verified_user 
All orders are protected by
our Pixel Perfect Guarantee
local_shipping 
Fast, Safe Shipping
and Easy Returns
Home > The Railway at War > Second World War

Photographic Print of A corridor brake composite carriage converted into a rail mobile emergency canteen, 1941

A corridor brake composite carriage converted into a rail mobile emergency canteen, 1941
A corridor brake composite carriage converted into a rail mobile emergency canteen, 1941
In November 1941 this 56 feet corridor brake composite carriage was converted at Swindon Works into a rail mobile emergency canteen. Its purpose was much the same as the road mobile emergency canteen featured elsewhere in this book, which was to provide catering facilities to company staff at places where feeding arrangements were not available following air raids. The coach was fully fitted out with kitchen equipment and storage facilities.

Choose Your Product

$24.99

check
Made in USA
check
Pixel Perfect Reproduction
check
Made with high-grade materials
check
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival
check
Shipping from only $2.05
info Info
style Choices
rate_review Reviews
local_shipping Shipping
verified_user Pixel Perfect

Photographic Print of A corridor brake composite carriage converted into a rail mobile emergency canteen, 1941

In November 1941 this 56 feet corridor brake composite carriage was converted at Swindon Works into a rail mobile emergency canteen. Its purpose was much the same as the road mobile emergency canteen featured elsewhere in this book, which was to provide catering facilities to company staff at places where feeding arrangements were not available following air raids. The coach was fully fitted out with kitchen equipment and storage facilities. Four tanks in the roof held 230 gallons of clean water, and a gas cooker and a refrigerator meant that hot, fresh food could be provided to staff during an emergency situation. The canteen was equipped with gas lighting, but Tilley lamps were also on board should they be needed, and in order to abide by ARP regulations the windows were dressed with blackout curtains

Media ID 19937805

Catering

Brake Carriage Composite Converted Corridor Mobile Emergency Canteen Soldiers Swindon Works World War 2

11R 14"x11" (36x28cm) Print

Our Photo Prints are printed on sturdy Archival Quality Paper for vivid reproduction and are perfect for framing

check
Pixel Perfect Guarantee
check
Made with high-grade materials
check
Uncropped Image 35.5 x 23.9cm (est)
check
Professional quality finish
check
Product Size 35.5 x 27.9cm (est)

Watermarking does not appear on finished products

Printed on archive quality paper for unrivalled stable artwork permanence and brilliant color reproduction with accurate color rendition and smooth tones. 14x11 or 11x14 refers to size of paper in inches.

Product Code dmcs_19937805_7287_0

Photographic Print, Poster Print, Jigsaw Puzzle, Framed Print, Greetings Cards, Photo Mug, Canvas Print, Mouse Mat, Fine Art Print, Pillow, Metal Print,

Categories

> Carriages and Wagons > Passenger Coaches > Buffet and Restaurant Cars

> Carriages and Wagons > Passenger Coaches > Passenger Brake and Composite Brake

> The Railway at War > Second World War

> The Railway at War

> Swindon Works > Carriage and Wagon Works

> Swindon Works

Full Art Print Range

Our standard Photo Prints (ideal for framing) are sent same or next working day, with most other items shipped a few days later.

Photographic Print ($8.49 - $79.99)
Our Photo Prints are printed on sturdy Archival Quality Paper for vivid reproduction and are perfect for framing.

Poster Print ($23.99 - $79.99)
Archival quality poster paper, ideal for printing larger pictures

Jigsaw Puzzle ($32.99 - $49.99)
Jigsaw Puzzles are an ideal gift for any occasion

Framed Print ($99.99 - $219.99)
Our contemporary Framed Prints are professionally made and ready to hang on your wall

Greetings Cards ($7.99)
Greetings Cards suitable for Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries, Graduations, Thank You and much more

Photo Mug ($17.99)
Enjoy your favourite drink from a mug decorated with an image you love. Sentimental and practical, personalised photo mugs make perfect gifts for loved ones, friends or work colleagues

Canvas Print ($94.99 - $399.99)
Professionally made, ready to hang Canvas Prints are a great way to add colour, depth and texture to any space.

Mouse Mat ($17.99)
Archive quality photographic print in a durable wipe clean mouse mat with non slip backing. Works with all computer mice.

Fine Art Print ($39.00 - $141.00)
The next best thing to owning the original artwork, with a soft textured natural surface, our fine art reproduction prints meet the standard of most critical museum curators.

Pillow ($49.99 - $54.99)
Accessorise your space with decorative, soft pillows

Metal Print ($99.00 - $320.00)
Made with durable metal and luxurious printing techniques, metal prints bring images to life and add a modern touch to any space