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Collecting Milk Churns at Paddington Station, c.1920s
Collecting Milk Churns at Paddington Station, c.1920s
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250lb Bombs at the Swindon Works, early 1940s
250lb Bombs at the Swindon Works, early 1940s
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250lb Bombs at the Swindon Works, early 1940s

An image of some completed 250lb bombs being loaded onto GWR open wagon No. 44 in December 1940. Like with the majority of the war work undertaken at the Works specialist equipment was built to cater for this new and unusual work. Here we can see a special lifting mechanism that was used to carry eight of the 250lb bombs at a time. It would have allowed for faster loading times, and only required two men to operate