Sack barrow, London & North Western Railway

Sack barrow [hotel and luggage truck], London & North Western Railway. Small wooden barrow with two metal wheels marked "Tare 316" M 81265 Ex-Marton. Overall: 1465 mm x 720 mm x 595 mm. Wheels marked "Wol TW 12", indicating manufacture at Wolverton Works. Evidence in the Wolverton Archive suggests this is actually a hotel and luggage truck built around 1912. See blueprint photograph album showing platform trucks and barrows (WOLV 3/3/2/12). There is a photo of other similar designs marked as 'hotel and luggage truck', and written on it is ‘No drawings of truck TW 12’.

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Fixtures & Fittings from Railway Buildings
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metal and wood
sack barrow
  • tools and equipment
British Rail, Historical Relics

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