Pneumatic tube experiments at Battersea

The Windsor Magazine1900-04

The Postal Museum

The Postal Museum
London, United Kingdom

During experiments at Battersea two men with horsecloths over them lay on mattresses in the carriages for a journey through the tube. It took 60 seconds to travel the 450 yards and they ‘appeared to be perfectly satisfied with their journey’. (Image credit: The Windsor Magazine)


  • Title: Pneumatic tube experiments at Battersea
  • Creator: The Windsor Magazine
  • Date: 1900-04
  • Location: Battersea, London

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more


Google apps