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Old January 26th 21, 05:05 PM posted to uk.transport.london
Peter Able[_2_] Peter Able[_2_] is offline
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On 26/01/2021 15:24, David Cantrell wrote:
On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 12:37:24PM +0000, Peter Able wrote:
On 24/01/2021 20:44, Basil Jet wrote:
https://www.themodelrailwayclub.org/...2/img/logo.svg

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

As for a direct railway example,

https://www.modelrailforum.com/forum...ic=35081&st=45


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.


Indeed - but I couldn't find anything nearer to do with railways.

Yet, I'm sure that that deco style railway club loco was used in the 30s
- maybe. National Benzole?

PA

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