Doncaster works staff beside a tank engine, South Yorkshire, c 1916.
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Doncaster Railway works staff beside a tank locomotive number X36, about 1916. The workers are shunters, and move rolling stock around the works site. 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.