Unloading and Weighing

Scope and Content

This file contains three photographs of coal unloading and weighing process. The first photograph depicts a line of train wagons filled with coal. Adjacent are parked coal lorries, with men on their rears, unloading coal from the wagons. Co-operative can be seen on several of the lorries cabs. In the foreground a horse-drawn is waiting in turn to be loaded. In the background is a slag heap, chimney and various sheds. Annotated verso is "loading coal on private sidings, Lifford". The second, depicts two men stood in front of train wagon. Parallel to, and between the men and the wagon, is parked a lorry. On the lorry a man is stood holding a sack, into which a man on the wagon is shovelling coal. On the rear of the lorry are a set of scale and a number of full sacks. In the background a number of dwellings are partially visible. Annotated verso "Councillor Jack Pullin giving instruction to his men loading sacks at the railway sidings. The verso is marked for publication. The third, features a Bristol Co-operative delivery lorry. A man is stood either side; on the left the man is holding onto the cab door. In the background a number of buildings are partially visible. Annotated verso is "weighing in at Pylle Hill Depot before delivering another load". The verso is marked for publication. Black and white.