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Mechanics Institute Theatre, c1931 Featured Swindon's Railway Village Image

Mechanics Institute Theatre, c1931

View of the theatre and main stage.
This shot was taken after the theatre was destroyed by a fire in 1930. The arch around the stage was rebuilt in an art deco style

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Deco, Swindon, Village

Family boarding a train in the carriage sidings at Swindon, for the annual Works trip, 1932 Featured Swindon's Railway Village Image

Family boarding a train in the carriage sidings at Swindon, for the annual Works trip, 1932

Swindon Works closed down for two weeks every year, and the workers and their families went on a holiday known as the Trip. Complimentary trains ferried families to their destinations. In order to reduce any disruption to normal services, these trains were boarded from inside the Works or further down the line

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Men leaving Swindon Works, Rodbourne Road entrance, 1928 Featured Swindon's Railway Village Image

Men leaving Swindon Works, Rodbourne Road entrance, 1928

Hoards of men leaving Swindon Works, Rodbourne Road entrance, 1928. The pattern shop is in the background and an omnibus with Arkells advertising on it

Advertising, Arkells, Pattern Shop, Swindon, Work Men, Workmen, Works