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A Shop Metal Print Collection

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36 Metal Prints

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AV Boiler Shop, c1920s

AV Boiler Shop, c1920s
Boiler suspended vertically from crane

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AW Wheel Shop, 1947

AW Wheel Shop, 1947
Re-wheeling of a locomotive

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AE Erecting Shop, 1927

AE Erecting Shop, 1927
First batch of King class locomotives under construction

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: No 5055, Lydford Castle, at Swindon Works, c1950s

No 5055, Lydford Castle, at Swindon Works, c1950s
Castle Class locomotive, Lydford Castle, can be seen here moving onto traverser in A Erecting Shop at Swindon Works

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Locomotive No. 2939, Croome Court, 1935

Locomotive No. 2939, Croome Court, 1935
This image of the Saint class locomotive was take at Swindon Works in June 1935. The locomotive looks to be in A Shop and was probably in for an overhaul

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Naval guns at Swindon Works, alongside Star Class locomotive, no. 4013 Knight of St Patrick, c. 1915

Naval guns at Swindon Works, alongside Star Class locomotive, no. 4013 Knight of St Patrick, c. 1915
A view of four naval guns at Swindon works, positioned with Star Class locomotive, no. 4013 Knight of St Patrick on show on the turntable. This is very much a publicity photograph for the GWR

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Australian Navy visiting A Erecting Shop at Swindon Works, 1945

Australian Navy visiting A Erecting Shop at Swindon Works, 1945
An image of the visit from the Australian Navy inside A Erecting Shop at Swindon Works, examining locomotive No. 3827. The officers

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: 2-8-0 locomotives under construction in AE shop, 1943

2-8-0 locomotives under construction in AE shop, 1943
In this image, War Department 2-8-0 locomotives are shown under construction in AE shop at Swindon Works in May 1943. In order to meet the demand for locomotives for war work

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Matilda II tanks under construction at Swindon Work in 1941

Matilda II tanks under construction at Swindon Work in 1941
In September 1941, three Matilda II tanks were photographed leaving AE shop on Rectank wagons. The tanks are incomplete and are presumably ready to be transported elsewhere for final assembly

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Naval guns outside A Shop, Swindon Works c. 1915

Naval guns outside A Shop, Swindon Works c. 1915
Four 6in. naval guns are proudly displayed on the tracks outside of A Shop, with County Tank, No. 2232, in steam, just behind. The guns are mounted on carriages with limbers attached

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Tanks under construction in A Erecting Shop, Swindon Works. 1941

Tanks under construction in A Erecting Shop, Swindon Works. 1941
One of the earliest tasks contracted to the GWR by the Ministry of Supply was the erection of tanks for supply overseas. Thousands of tank components were being made by all the British railway

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AM Machine Shop, 1934

AM Machine Shop, 1934
Shows Butlers axlebox planing machine

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AE Erecting Shop

AE Erecting Shop
Attaching King class locomotive to front bogie

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Diesel Railcar No 1 undergoing work in A Shop at Swindon Works

Diesel Railcar No 1 undergoing work in A Shop at Swindon Works in the 1930s

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Female rivet hotter, A Shop, c. 1940

Female rivet hotter, A Shop, c. 1940
During the Second World War Swindon Works employed women in both the workshops and offices. Here a female employee is helping her male colleague with riveting

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Swindon Works, AE Shop, 1954

Swindon Works, AE Shop, 1954
Operation of the Zeiss optical frame alignment apparatus

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: View of the south side of A Shop, c1914

View of the south side of A Shop, c1914

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: GWR Swindon Works Band, 11th November 1938

GWR Swindon Works Band, 11th November 1938
Assembled here in A Shop for the Armistice Day ceremony 1938

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AW Wheel Shop

AW Wheel Shop
Journal Lathe

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AW Wheel Shop, 1925

AW Wheel Shop, 1925
Wheel balancing

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AV Boiler Shop, c1920s

AV Boiler Shop, c1920s

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AM Machine Shop, c1910

AM Machine Shop, c1910

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AM Machine Shop, 1946

AM Machine Shop, 1946

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AE Erecting Shop, c1927

AE Erecting Shop, c1927
Construction of a King class locomotive

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AE Erecting Shop, c1930

AE Erecting Shop, c1930
Wheeling a locomotive

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AE Erecting Shop, c1927

AE Erecting Shop, c1927
King class boiler being lowered on to driving wheels

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Extending A Shop, 1914

Extending A Shop, 1914
Workmen excavating the land in preparation for the A Shop extension. Redcliffe Street can be seen to the left

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Wheeling a King Class locomotive, A Shop, 1927

Wheeling a King Class locomotive, A Shop, 1927

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Swindon Works, AE Shop, 1954

Swindon Works, AE Shop, 1954
Zeiss optical frame alignment apparatus

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: Swindon Works, AE Shop, 1954

Swindon Works, AE Shop, 1954
Operation of the Zeiss optical frame alignment apparatus

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AW Wheel Shop

AW Wheel Shop

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AV Boiler Shop, December 1962

AV Boiler Shop, December 1962
Standard 1 boiler awaiting repair

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: A Shop, 1925

A Shop, 1925
External view of A Shop shortly after its completion

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AE Erecting Shop, 1925

AE Erecting Shop, 1925
French compound, No 4022 Belgian Monarch suspended in air whilst undergoing repair

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AE Erecting Shop, c1910

AE Erecting Shop, c1910
Locomotives under construction

Background imageA Shop Metal Print Collection: AE Erecting Shop, c1927

AE Erecting Shop, c1927
King class boiler and frame


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