Transit shed at South West India Dock: 1953
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 30cm x 22cm

Transit shed at South West India Dock: 1953

© PLA collection/Museum of London

Full image caption

Transit shed at South West India Dock showing oranges piled up by the pallet system, 1953. PallettedÂ’ cargo could be stacked higher and moved faster. A 1951 trial at West India Dock resulted in a 20% increase in ship loading speed.
 

Date

1953 AD - 1953 AD
 

Image Number

005593
 

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