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Old January 26th 21, 03:24 PM posted to
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On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 12:37:24PM +0000, Peter Able wrote:
On 24/01/2021 20:44, Basil Jet wrote:

It is a striking rendering of the "Winged Messenger" (Hermes / Mercury)
- suggesting speedy delivery. Used by transport and transport fuel

As for a direct railway example,

That one makes me immediately think of Icarus, which is most certainly
*not* what the LMS had in mind!

Hermes is usually shown with winged sandals or hat.

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