Newport railway station with staff and work horse.

Newport railway station with staff and work horse.

Description:

Newport railway station with staff and work horse. One of the horses is to the left of the drayman. To the right is a shunting horse with Mr Jones the shunter man. The two people to the left of the shunter would probably be platelayers. Platelayers worked from Greenfield bridge on the east to Kit Palin's bridge near The Hinks to the west. 2nd left is William Williams. He became the first lorry delivery driver.