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Portrait of an Engineer – British Railways in the 1950’s


Produced in 1954, this film depicts a typical day of production engineer Ted Wilson who has spent 30 years working at the Vulcan Foundry (located at Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire). At this time the foundry was building both steam and electric locomotives for Britain and other countries. You’ll see the inner workings of the foundry, including the large machines in operation.

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