B/W print; The opening of the Stanmore branch of the Metropolitan Railway, December 1932, 9 Dec 1932
The opening of the Stanmore branch of the Metropolitan Railway, December 1932. The Minister of Transport, Mr P J Pybus CBE, MP (centre foreground, with hands in overcoat pockets) is inspecting the Canons Park sub-station with Chief Electrical Engineer Mr P R Boulton. Background centre/left, facing the camera, are The Hon Evelyn Hubbard, Chairman of Metropolitan Railway Country Estates, Traffic Manager Mr G Hally and the Metropolitan Estate and Rating Agent Frederick Dawson.
Simple name : B/w print
Date : 9 Dec 1932
Collection : Photographs
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 1998/40997
Shot : medium interior
Location : Canons Park Sub-Station, Edgware, Barnet
Photographer : unknown : 9 Dec 1932
Descriptive size : 8x6ins
Original number : U19038
Copied by : Topical Press
Copied by date : 1935
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