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Steel foundry at Horwich railway works, 1919

Steel foundry at Horwich railway works, 1919
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


Workers tapping the furnace in the steel foundry at the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway's Horwich works, 1919. Horwich works opened in 1886 as the locomotive works for the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. The works mainly built and repaired locomotives, but also manufactured telegraph and signalling equipment and had its own foundry.

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