Workers unloading stone, Stansted goods yard, Essex, January 1954.

Workers unloading stone, Stansted goods yard, Essex, January 1954.
3 5 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 27cm

Description

Workers unloading stone from a freight train to a lorry, through the use of a crane. Heavy loads were usually carried by rail at this time, although railway freight services were losing customers as they were in close competition with road vehicles. However, improved freight services in the 1960s meant that more profit was being made from freight trains.

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