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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


Jigsaw Puzzle (520 Pieces)

Discover the rich history of railway engineering with our captivating jigsaw puzzle from Media Storehouse. This intricately detailed puzzle features a classic image from the STEAM Museum of the GWR, showcasing the AE Erecting Shop in 1927, where a King class boiler is being lowered onto the driving wheels. Immerse yourself in the world of steam power and transport yourself back in time as you piece together this intriguing puzzle. Perfect for railway enthusiasts, history buffs, or anyone who enjoys a challenging puzzle.

Made in the USA, 520-piece puzzles measure 16" x 20" (40.6 x 50.8 cm). Every puzzle is meticulously printed on glossy photo paper, which has a strong 1.33 mm thickness. Delivered in a black storage cardboard box, these puzzles are both stylish and practical. (Note: puzzles contain small parts and are not suitable for children under 3 years of age.)

Jigsaw Puzzles are an ideal gift for any occasion

Estimated Product Size is 50.8cm x 40.5cm (20" x 15.9")

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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