Railway porter, c 1900.

Railway porter, c 1900.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm


Porters were employed on the railways to carry luggage for passengers who could not carry it themselves. The porter also helped to load luggage onto the train. Large items of luggage were usually loaded into the guard's van. They were well labelled so that they were put off at the right station.

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