Wheel shop at Doncaster works, South Yorkshire, c 1916.
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The carriage wheels have been made in a mould and are being turned to smooth off the rims. 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.