Spring Shop, GWR Works, Swindon, Wiltshire

Spring Shop, GWR Works, Swindon, Wiltshire
Photograph taken 1984 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: bb87/04071

Springs for suspension were manufactured in the Spring Shop. This was a skilled, labour-intensive job. The workman is forming the 'tang' (flattened end) of a spring.

Location

Swindon Swindon

Period

1980s (1980 - 1989)

Tags

railway work workmen industry tool machine manufacture 1980s (1980 - 1989)