Bag Tenders.

Bag tenders were special railway cars designed to move bagged mail by rail between larger cities.  These cars were unmanned, but were sometimes equipt with racks for mailbags. The cars were secured by post office personnel rather than railway employees.

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Next Event

The next annual general meeting of the Éire Philatelic Association will be held in conjunction with NOJEX 2020 in Secaucus NJ.

Tentative schedule is October 2020.  Check this website for periodic updates.