Doncaster Railway works staff, South Yorkshire, c 1916.
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Staff outside Doncaster Railway works, about 1916. Their clothes indicate that they work in the offices at the railway works in senior positions, rather than on the factory floor. Doncaster works, known as the 'Plant Works' opened in 1853, making and repairing locomotives and rolling stock for the Great Northern Railway. At this time the works employed around 3500 workers.