London & Bristol Sorting Carriage

London & Bristol Sorting Carriage picking up mail bags

The London & Bristol Sorting Carriage, Down Day Mail, picking up the mail bags on the Great Western Railway at Chippenham in Wiltshire about 1905. (Published by a local photographer in Chippenham, and printed at Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire, UK)

Collecting and delivering mail bags to the trackside The sorting carriage is going to collect a mail bag from the trackside and deposit a bag in the trackside catching net. Both bags are visible in the photograph.

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