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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Night Mail

1937 advertisement for the L. M. S.

How the Royal Mail was delivered from London to Scotland on the L. M. S. is shown in this fascinating 1936 documentary, with poem by W. H. Auden and score by Benjamin Britten.  Classy.  And what an amazing amount of work those postal fellas did.

1935 system map of the L. M. S.

1 comment:

Tim said...

Ah! The magic of steam!

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