Bogie repairs at Doncaster works, South Yorkshire, c 1916.

Bogie repairs at Doncaster works, South Yorkshire, c 1916.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

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Bogie repairs in the West Carriage shop, Doncaster works.A bogie is a structure with swivelling wheels, rather than on a fixed wheel base. This helped to absorb shock from the moving carriages. 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.

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