Reviewed on Monday 18th January 2010
This volume contains a study of the various facilities provided at depots, the handling proceedures, charging and waybilling, and the use of sacks, ropes and sheets to secure or protect the loads. A detailed study of small consignment traffic discusses the various methods of transportation, with a brief look at the role of road transport in transhipment. The second half comprises an in-depth look at the goods depots and yards in the London area, including Paddington and environs, Smithfield, South Lambeth, Poplar, Victoria & Albert, Chelsea and otherss.
Softcover, 184 pages, 213 b/w illustrations, 22 maps and pland,plus ephemera, paperwork etc.