Monday, 5 March 2012

A Bit of Edwardian Railway Satire

In 1902 Sam Fay became the General Manager of the ailing Great Central Railway. This cartoon from the April 1906 edition of the new and staff-run Great Central Railway Journal, which was originally published in 1904 in the Railway Service Journal, shows how many of the staff felt about the reforms that Fay brought to the company to turn it around - 'Brushing Out the Old Ideas.'

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