Double-decker stable, St Mary's Goods Yard, Derby

Double-decker stable, St Mary's Goods Yard, Derby
Photograph taken May 1988 © Crown copyright.NMR ref: BB93/02126

Horses were used in yards for shunting single carriages as they were quicker to prepare than an engine and required only one person; steam engines required two. They were also used for delivering packages sent by rail to the consignee's premises

Location

Derby Derby

Period

1980s (1980 - 1989)

Tags

stable yard victorian industry 1980s (1980 - 1989)