Van Girl- Horse and Cart Deliveries For the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, London, England, 1943 D16821
Van Girl- Horse and Cart Deliveries For the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, London, England, 1943
Lilian Carpenter leads her horse Snowball through the tunnel which connects the stables to the loading bay or 'bank', at the start of her day's work as a delivery driver for LMS Railway. The original caption states that Snowball "makes the return journey unescorted".
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