Unloading cargo at Holyhead docks, Anglesey, Wales, 1938.
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Photograph. Dockers at this London, Midland & Scottish Railway's (LMS) goods depot take the cargo from the railway vans, which is then craned directly into the hold of a waiting ferry. Holyhead became one of the main railway terminii for travellers to Ireland. The LMS, like many of Britain's railway companies, also provided ferry services connected to its lines.