A Mountain of Railway Sleepers

Made:
1937-10-13 in United Kingdom
A Mountain of Railway Sleepers

A Mountain of Railway Sleepers

A photograph entitled 'A Mountain of Railway Sleepers, taken in October 1937 by Fox for the Daily Herald.

The photograph was taken in the Great Western Railway sleeper creosoting works in Hayes, Middlesex. The caption read 'sleepers are stacked and 'steps' left in this fashion so that the men can reach the top'.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/11187
type:
photographic print
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford