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Kobiety na kolei w Wielkiej Brytanii podczas II wojny światowej (21)

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UK: GWR railway policewoman P. Mitchell at Bristol Temple Meads, February 1942. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/University of Leicester Special Collections
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UK: Finishing rods in the ???AM??? machine shop at the GWR Swindon works. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/University of Leicester Special Collections
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UK: Goods porters at GWR Bristol goods station 1941. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/University of Leicester Special Collections
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UK: Woman railway worker loading grain sacks on 11 March 1945, London & North Eastern Railway. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/Daily Herald Archive/Science & Society Picture Library
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UK: GWR ticket collectors. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/University of Leicester Special Collections
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UK: Gang of platelayers at GWR Bristol West Depot, March 1943. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/University of Leicester Special Collections
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UK: Book cover. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/Pen and Sword
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UK: Women porters loading parcels onto a train on 27 February 1941, London Midland & Scottish Railway St Pancras. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/Daily Herald Archive/Science & Society Picture Library
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UK: First women take over signal duties on Britain???s mainline railways, 6 March 1941 London & North Eastern Railway South Yorkshire line. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/Planet Pix Ltd ??" Planet News/Science & Society Picture Library
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UK: - Evercreech Junction staff at the Bell Inn celebrating wedding of signalwoman Betty Lambert & driver Ron Spiller. Also pictured: George Dyke, W. Newman & wife, J. Reakes, N. Light, E. Phillips, C. Cooper, S. Moore, J. Hill, Joyce Reakes, Betty Simms & A. Fear, with horse & cart, late 1945. (Betty Cox (n??e Simms) via John Simms). REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust Collection
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UK: Lampswoman Betty Spiller (n??e Lambert) standing on the home signal platform, Evercreech Junction, holding a lamp interior, circa 1945. Photograph by Len Dutton. (Len Dutton via Betty Spiller (n??e Lambert). REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust Collection
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UK: First women railway guards take over duties at London terminus, 19 July 1943 Southern Railway Victoria. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/Planet Pix Ltd ??" Planet News/Science & Society Picture Library
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UK: painters on the Southern Railway. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/National Railway Museum/ Science & Society Picture Library
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UK: Gladys Garlick and colleagues Rita and Irene at Bowes Park 1942-43 London & North Eastern Railway. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/National Railway Museum/ Science & Society Picture Library
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UK: Woman cleaning a locomotive in St Pancras Cleaning Yard, 1941, London, Midland & Scottish Railway (by Cliff Rowe). REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/National Railway Museum/ Science & Society Picture Library
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UK: - Southern Railway delivery van. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/National Railway Museum/ Science & Society Picture Library
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UK: Women in a Southern Railway workshop. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/National Railway Museum/ Science & Society Picture Library
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UK: Mrs H.M. Rollason of Nuneaton, London, who was a railway guard for Midland & Scottish Railway. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/Daily Herald Archive/Science & Society Picture Library
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UK: GWR goods porters using a battery-powered, flat-bed mechanised horse. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/University of Leicester Special Collections
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UK: Coping with emergencies at the GWR Central Telephone Enquiry Office at Paddington. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/University of Leicester Special Collections
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UK: GWR goods porter working on a ???Mercury Mechanical Horse???. REMARKABLE photos celebrate the empowered women who kept the UK???s railways running during the Second World War ??" proving that ???two women could do the work of three men???. The stunning shots depict a gang of platelayers fastidiously ensuring Britain???s railways were intact, porters hauling crates of goods along a platform, and telephonists matter-of-factly answering calls whilst sheltering under their desks. Other incredible shots show a lampswoman on an elevated rickety platform signalling trains and collecting tickets from members of the public and troops alike. The eye-catching photos form part of Susan Major???s new book ???Female Railway Workers in World War II???, a fascinating insight into the women who stepped up as their partners, brothers, and fathers marched to war. Mediadrumimages/University of Leicester Special Collections
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