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Framed Print : AE Erecting Shop, c1927

AE Erecting Shop, c1927




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AE Erecting Shop, c1927

King class boiler being lowered on to driving wheels

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Media ID 457391

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Boiler Erecting King Swindon


12"x10" Modern Frame

Step back in time with our captivating framed print from the Media Storehouse collection, featuring the iconic image of AE Erecting Shop, c1927 from STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway. Witness the historical moment as a King class boiler is skillfully lowered onto the driving wheels. This evocative print, filled with the rich heritage of railway engineering, is an essential addition to any home or office space, igniting conversations and inspiring admiration. Embrace the past, present, and future of railway innovation with this stunning framed print.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

Ready to Hang Contemporary Framed and Mounted Prints. To ensure the paper is held securely the visible picture may be marginally smaller than quoted.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 24.4cm x 24.4cm (9.6" x 9.6")

Estimated Product Size is 30.5cm x 25.4cm (12" x 10")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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EDITORS COMMENTS
In this print from the STEAM Museum of the GWR, we are transported back to the year 1927 inside the AE Erecting Shop. The image captures a pivotal moment in history as a majestic King class boiler is being carefully lowered onto its awaiting driving wheels. The scene is filled with an air of anticipation and precision, as skilled workers maneuver heavy machinery with utmost care and expertise. Every detail in this bustling workshop speaks volumes about the dedication and craftsmanship that went into creating these magnificent locomotives. The imposing presence of the King class boiler commands attention, showcasing its sheer size and power. Its intricate design reveals a harmonious blend of strength and elegance - a testament to British engineering excellence during this era. As our eyes wander through this snapshot frozen in time, we can almost hear the rhythmic clanging of metal against metal and feel the warmth emanating from nearby furnaces. The atmosphere within this industrial haven is palpable; it hums with energy, ambition, and pride. This photograph not only immortalizes a significant milestone in railway history but also pays homage to those unsung heroes who dedicated their lives to building these marvels on wheels. It serves as a reminder that behind every great locomotive lies countless hours of hard work, ingenuity, and unwavering commitment. Through this remarkable image captured at Swindon's AE Erecting Shop nearly a century ago, we gain insight into an extraordinary era when steam ruled supreme on Britain's railways. It invites us to appreciate both the grandeur of these machines themselves and the incredible human endeavor required to bring them to life – all preserved within one frame for generations to come.

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