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Framed Print : View of Swindon Works, c1930s

View of Swindon Works, c1930s




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View of Swindon Works, c1930s

This photograph was taken from the Pattern Store building and shows tehe Works turntable and A Shop in the background

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Media ID 485072

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12"x10" Modern Frame

Introducing the Media Storehouse Framed Print of "View of Swindon Works, c1930s" from STEAM Museum of the GWR. This captivating photograph transports you back in time, offering a unique glimpse into the bustling Swindon Works during the 1930s. Taken from the Pattern Store building, the image showcases the Works turntable and A Shop in the background, providing a fascinating insight into the industrial heart of the Great Western Railway. Each detail in this black and white photograph is meticulously preserved, allowing you to savor the history and heritage of this remarkable era. Our Framed Prints are meticulously crafted with the highest quality materials, ensuring that the intricate details of this historic photograph are beautifully preserved. The frame adds a touch of elegance and sophistication, making this print a stunning addition to any home or office space. Bring a piece of Swindon Works history into your life with the Media Storehouse Framed Print of "View of Swindon Works, c1930s" from STEAM Museum of the GWR.

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.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 25.4cm x 25.4cm (10" x 10")

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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This print transports us back to the bustling Swindon Works in the 1930s, offering a glimpse into the heart of one of Britain's most iconic railway engineering hubs. Taken from the vantage point of the Pattern Store building, this image showcases an impressive view that encapsulates both history and innovation. In the foreground, we are greeted by a magnificent turntable, serving as a vital component for locomotive maintenance and repair. This rotating platform allowed engineers to effortlessly maneuver heavy steam engines, ensuring efficient servicing and upkeep. The sheer size and complexity of this mechanical marvel is awe-inspiring, reminding us of the immense skill required to keep these iron giants running smoothly. As our eyes wander towards the background, we catch sight of A Shop - another integral part of Swindon Works' operations. Here lies a hive of activity where skilled craftsmen meticulously crafted components for locomotives with utmost precision. From intricate gears to robust boiler parts, every detail was carefully attended to within these walls. This photograph not only captures an era when steam power reigned supreme but also pays tribute to countless dedicated workers who tirelessly contributed their expertise at Swindon Works. It serves as a testament to their craftsmanship and unwavering commitment in shaping Britain's railway industry. Preserved within STEAM Museum's collection, this print stands as a window into history; it invites us on an immersive journey through time while honoring those who played pivotal roles in shaping our nation's transportation legacy.

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