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Swindon Works Hooter Operator 1936

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The hooter was a set of steam whistles that called employees into work, and signalled the end of the working day. The operator sounded the hooter by turning a wheel that released steam at high pressure, and sounded through the whistles on top of the hooter house

Copyright © STEAM Museum of the GWR

Media ID 5386015

Date: 15th August 2011

Image Size: 3029 x 3600 Pixels

Filesize is 0.94MB

Associated Categories: Swindon Works

Associated Categories: Workers at Swindon Works

Keywords: 1936, employee, hooter, hooter house, swindon works, whistle