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Home time! The Paddy Mail transporting workers off the railway site.

Home time! The Paddy Mail transporting workers off the railway site.

L3488  This photograph shows a navvy train, or 'paddy mail' ferrying a group of men home from a hard days work on the railway in Brackley. The open topped structure displays the name of the contraction company - Walter Scott & Co. - responsible for construction of this section of the Extension. It is towed along by a contractor's locomotive bearing the name 'C. H. Stanton.'
Publisher Leicestershire County Council
Contributor
Creator personalname, Newton, S. W. A.; ,
Date , ; ,
Type Photographs, Black and White; ,
Format dimension.H, 160 mm; , ; , ; ,
Identifier Newton - NP H/4
Source S. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
Language EN
Relation copy of, S. W. A. Newton Collection; derived from, glass plate negative; , ; ,
Coverage Location.Creation Site, Brackley, Northamptonshire ; Location.Current Repository, Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland; point, circa 1897; ,
Rights Leicestershire County Council
File created 4:2:1, 17/5/2004