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Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection

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35 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Sawmills and Timber Yard

Sawmills and Timber Yard Collection
9 Framed Prints

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 3 Shop

No 3 Shop
Carriage Fitting and Machine Shop

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 4 Shop

No 4 Shop Collection
8 Framed Prints

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 5 Shop

No 5 Shop, Train Lighting Shop, 1950

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 7 Shop

No 7 Shop Collection
2 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 8 Shop

No 8 Shop Collection
2 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 9 Shop

No 9 Shop Collection
11 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 12 Shop

No 12 Shop Collection
5 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 13 Shop

No 13 Shop Collection
3 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 14 Shop

No 14 Shop Collection
4 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 15 Shop

No 15 Shop Collection
3 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 16 Shop

No 16 Shop Collection
3 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 17 Shop

No 17 Shop Collection
2 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 18 Shop

No 18 Shop Collection
2 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 19 Shop

No 19 Shop Collection
4 Framed Prints

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 21 Shop

No 21 Shop Collection
6 Framed Prints

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 22 Shop

No 22 Shop, Oil Works stores, 1951

Carriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 24 Shop

No 24 Shop Collection
3 Framed Prints

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Motor landing craft built by the GWR at Swindon Works, 1942

Motor landing craft built by the GWR at Swindon Works, 1942
In August 1941 the GWR began building the first of a large number of motor landing craft in the Carriage and Wagon shops at Swindon. No. 13, Wagon Frame Shop was where this work took place

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: LMS coach no. 6204 converted to an ambulance train car, 1939

LMS coach no. 6204 converted to an ambulance train car, 1939
This official photograph of an ambulance train car was taken on behalf of the Swindon Works Drawing Office in October 1939

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: 8in. howitzer gun carriage on an Open B wagon at Swindon Works, c. 1914

8in. howitzer gun carriage on an Open B wagon at Swindon Works, c. 1914
This 8in. howitzer gun carriage was one of the first batch to be made at Swindon Works. It sits on an unfinished OPEN B wagon awaiting dispatch

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Bomb damage to No. 24 shop at Swindon Works in 1942

Bomb damage to No. 24 shop at Swindon Works in 1942
Swindon Works should have been a prime target for the German Luftwaffe, but the Works remained relatively unscathed from any air raids on the town

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Shell production for World War 2 in 24F shop at Swindon Works, 1942

Shell production for World War 2 in 24F shop at Swindon Works, 1942
An image of the shell production line in 24F Shop showing view of the workshop space for shell inspection during World War 2

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Dorothy Boulter, secretary at Swindon Works, 1966

Dorothy Boulter, secretary at Swindon Works, 1966
Dorothy Boulter is pictured here in June 1966. At the time she was the secretary to the Chief Carriage and Wagon Works Draughtsman in Swindon

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Leatherwork for howitzers and 8 pdr guns, made at Swindon Works, c. 1915

Leatherwork for howitzers and 8 pdr guns, made at Swindon Works, c. 1915
This array of items shows the type of leatherwork that was undertaken at Swindon Works for both howitzers and 8 pdr guns, as requested by the Royal Arsenal

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No 18 Stamping Shop at Swindon Works in 1915

No 18 Stamping Shop at Swindon Works in 1915
A view of No. 18 Stamping Shop from March 1915, showing the reverse of a stationary boiler. At the bottom left of the image are sheets of metal ready to be heated in the gas furnaces just above

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Carriage and Wagon Stamping (No. 18) Shop in 1915

Carriage and Wagon Stamping (No. 18) Shop in 1915
This image of the Carriage and Wagon Stamping (No.18) Shop was taken in March 1915. Although no men are in shot, it shows the busy, dirty and hot nature of this workshop

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Swindon Works Polishing Shop in 1914

Swindon Works Polishing Shop in 1914
A photograph taken on 7th August 1914 of the Polishing Shop in the Carriage and Wagon Works. French polishing was a skilled trade

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Brake Third coach No. 3307 converted into a mobile cleansing unit, 1941

Brake Third coach No. 3307 converted into a mobile cleansing unit, 1941
The fear of gas attack was of paramount concern during World War II, as demonstrated by the mass issuing of gas masks prior to the outbreak of war in 1939

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Railway carriage converted to an ambulance ward car, c1939

Railway carriage converted to an ambulance ward car, c1939
This internal view of an ambulance ward car gives a clear image of both the ingenuity used in converting rolling stock for medical use, but also the cramped conditions endured within these vehicles

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: A corridor brake composite carriage converted into a rail mobile emergency canteen, 1941

A corridor brake composite carriage converted into a rail mobile emergency canteen, 1941
In November 1941 this 56 feet corridor brake composite carriage was converted at Swindon Works into a rail mobile emergency canteen

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Wartime shells being packed up in 24F shop, ready for transportation in 1942

Wartime shells being packed up in 24F shop, ready for transportation in 1942
By 1943 the majority of Allied munitions production was undertaken by America and Canada. This eased the pressure on British workshops as there had become a serious shortage of materials

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: No. 24F shop, Swindon Works, undergoing war time alterations in 1941

No. 24F shop, Swindon Works, undergoing war time alterations in 1941
This image, taken in September 1941, shows the alterations taking place in 24F Shop to accommodate the new shell production for the Ministry of Supply

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Production line for wartime shells in No. 24 Shop, Swindon Works, 1942

Production line for wartime shells in No. 24 Shop, Swindon Works, 1942
No.24 Shop, on the Carriage and Wagon side of Swindon Works was fitted out with two production lines for 25-pounder shells

Background imageCarriage and Wagon Works Framed Print Collection: Christmas in No 9 Carriage Trimming Shop, 1938

Christmas in No 9 Carriage Trimming Shop, 1938
This photograph of No 9 Carriage Trimming Shop at Swindon Works was taken in 1938. An amazing display of Christmas decorations hang from the roof supports and across the windows


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