A ‘virtual’ tour of GWR works Swindon (2)

Posted: May 18, 2013 in History, Trains
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Today our tour takes us to the foundry, the patternmakers shop and the machine shop where all the parts were made fort he locomotives being built here

The Foundry where cast metal plates  and parts were made

The Foundry where cast metal plates and parts were made

Pattermakers shop where the moulds (patterns) for cast metal work were made

Pattermakers shop where the moulds (patterns) for cast metal work were made

Machine Shop where metal parts were shaped and finished

Machine Shop where metal parts were shaped and finished

These were the most dangerous places to work in the plant with the highest incidence of injuries

These were the most dangerous places to work in the plant with the highest incidence of injuries

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