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Images Dated 2014 November: 20 Nov 2014

20 Nov 2014 Collection
5 Items

Images Dated 2014 November: 17 Nov 2014

17 Nov 2014 Collection
7 Items

Images Dated 2014 November: 18 Nov 2014

18 Nov 2014 Collection
6 Items

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: 5 Nov 2014

5 Nov 2014
First Class Composite Corridor Carriage

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: 6 Nov 2014

6 Nov 2014
First Class Compartment of Composite Carriage

Images Dated 2014 November: 14 Nov 2014

14 Nov 2014 Collection
2 Items

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: Chancellor Class locomotive, No. 153

Chancellor Class locomotive, No. 153
2-4-0 locomotive, built by George England & Co, Hatcham, Kent in 1862

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 5 Shop, Train Lighting Shop, 1950

No 5 Shop, Train Lighting Shop, 1950
These men are working on the components used in the assembly of carriage lights. In the centre of the image, on the floor, is a domed light fitting either awaiting repair or construction

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 15 Shop, Fitting and Machine Shop, 1951

No 15 Shop, Fitting and Machine Shop, 1951
This image shows a Wilkins and Mitchell drilling and facing machine in No.15 shop. This was one of hundreds of machines in the fitting and machine shops of Swindon Works

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 8 Shop, Paint Shop, 1953

No 8 Shop, Paint Shop, 1953
Two men can be seen here painting a carriage. The carriages, like locomotives, had their own special livery that had to be painted with precision

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: 3226 Class locomotive, No. 3230

3226 Class locomotive, No. 3230
2-4-0 locomotive. Built 1889

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: First Class Compartment of Composite Carriage

First Class Compartment of Composite Carriage
Cornish Riviera/Torbay Ltd stock. Built 1929 to diagram No E137

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 3 Shop, Carriage fitting and machine shop, 1953

No 3 Shop, Carriage fitting and machine shop, 1953
Two men operate a 90 ton press in the carriage fitting shop. The press enabled sheet metal to be bent into shapes. It was cut and then assembled on carriages and wagons

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 12 shop, Carpenters Shop, 1934

No 12 shop, Carpenters Shop, 1934
An exterior view of the Carpenters Shop. This workshop was situated adjacent to Station Road, next to one of the Works underpasses

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 1 Shop, Sawmill, 1954

No 1 Shop, Sawmill, 1954
A large elm log sits in No 1 Sawmill awaiting cutting into timber. The GWR used all types of woods from around the World

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 15 Shop, Fitting and Machine Shop, 1931

No 15 Shop, Fitting and Machine Shop, 1931
An overall view of No.15 shop showing a bogie assembly line. A man to the right is operating a belt driven machine, whilst other men are busy assembling pieces for the bogie frames

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 14 Shop, Smiths Shop, c1910

No 14 Shop, Smiths Shop, c1910
A photograph taken by Swindon photographer, William Hooper of the smiths shop in the Carriage and Wagon Works. A large steam hammer can be seen in the foreground attached to a stationary steam engine

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 13 Shop, Wagon Frame Shop, late 1940s

No 13 Shop, Wagon Frame Shop, late 1940s
In the centre of the image two men can be seen using rivet guns to rivet a wagon frame. To the left two younger men are heating the rivets in a furnace using tongs

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 9 shop, Carriage Trimming Shop, 1953

No 9 shop, Carriage Trimming Shop, 1953
Here a group of men are making seats for train carriages. They are attaching fabric to ready made frames, complete with springs

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: Making artificial limbs, No 9 Shop, 1953

Making artificial limbs, No 9 Shop, 1953
The skilled craftsmen of the Carriage and Wagon Works didn t just make rolling stock, they also made artificial limbs made from wood

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 4 Shop, Carriage Body Shop, 1949

No 4 Shop, Carriage Body Shop, 1949
This image shows an experimental aluminium frame attached to a wooden carriage body. The GWR experimented all the time in order to improve their rolling stock, in terms of speed and efficiency

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 4 Shop, Carriage Body Shop, 1953

No 4 Shop, Carriage Body Shop, 1953
Construction of British Railways standard coaches. The main frame is held to shape by a jig whilst two men use blow torches to fix metal pieces in place

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: Timber planing at the sawmill, 1953

Timber planing at the sawmill, 1953
A man operates a planing machine in one of the Works sawmills. Hundreds of metres of wood were planed each week ready for use on carriages and wagons

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: Making tenon joints at the sawmill, 1953

Making tenon joints at the sawmill, 1953
A man operates a double ended tenoning machine at one of the Works sawmills. He is cutting tenon joints out of pieces of timber

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 24 Shop, Paint Stores, 1938

No 24 Shop, Paint Stores, 1938
The paint stores, also known as the paint mill, was where paint was mixed. This man is drawing off and straining paint from one of the heavy duty mixing machines

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No. 9 Carriage Trimming Shop, October 1937

No. 9 Carriage Trimming Shop, October 1937
A rather busy scene here. Hundreds of men are working on carriage seat upholstery and padding cushions with horse hair. Racks of carriage seats

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 4 Shop, Carriage Body Shop, 1937

No 4 Shop, Carriage Body Shop, 1937
This image shows a cramp and hydraulic jig used in the construction of carriage doors. Stack of door parts are lined up ready for assembly

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 19 (C) Shop, Carriage Lifting Shop, 1967

No 19 (C) Shop, Carriage Lifting Shop, 1967
Several Diesel Multiple Units can be seen here going under repair in the carriage lifting shop. Machines have lifted the bodies from their wheels to allow access for repair

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 4 Shop, Carriage Body Shop, 1946

No 4 Shop, Carriage Body Shop, 1946
An overall view of the carriage body shop. In the background workers can be seen working on repairs to whole carriages, whilst in the foreground stacks of wooden items are ready to be assembled

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 4 Shop, Carriage Body Shop, 1949

No 4 Shop, Carriage Body Shop, 1949
This image shows the construction of a 3rd Class corridor coach with aluminum alloy underframe. The wooden platform around the frame allowed workers to gain access to all parts of the frame

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: No 24 Shop, Paint Stores, 1938

No 24 Shop, Paint Stores, 1938
The paint stores, also known as the paint mill, was where paint was mixed. This image shows the upper floor of the stores, with stocks of dry colours, as well as zinc and oxide paste

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: First Class Composite Corridor Carriage

First Class Composite Corridor Carriage
Internal view of first class compartment. Built in 1925 to diagram E133

Background imageImages Dated 2014 November: First Class Composite Corridor Carriage

First Class Composite Corridor Carriage
Internal view of first class compartment. Built to diagram E132 in 1928


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