A railway wagon from Charles Roberts and Co Ltd, Horbury



A railway wagon from Charles Roberts and Co Ltd, Horbury

Image reference: xl05202

Description: A black and white photograph of a railway wagon built at Charles Roberts and Co Ltd, Horbury Junction. The wagon was for New Northern Quarries Co Ltd. Lettering on its side reads 'Quarrite, Sandside, LMS (Furniss Section). Quarrite was the company's name for their tarred limestone, which was in great demand for airfields in World War II. Smaller lettering reads 'Repairs - Advice Co's Offices Grange over Sands'. Internal Reference: WR (LS)

Keywords: Freight Railcar, Sign

Place name(s): WF4, Horbury Junction

Date(s): 1925

Date added to archive: 10/12/2003

Original rights: Unknown

Permission rights: Wakefield Local Studies Library

Digital rights: WMDC Libraries and Information Services

Digital publisher: WMDC, Education and Cultural Services, Libraries and Information Services