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Crewe Locomotive Works OP03596




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Crewe Locomotive Works OP03596

Crewe Locomotive Works, Forge Street, Crewe, Cheshire. Pouring molten metal into moulds to cast chairs. From the L G Fisher Collection, photographed in 1910

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10"x8" Photo Print

Introducing the Media Storehouse range of Photographic Prints, featuring an intriguing image from the Historic England Archive. This captivating photograph, titled "Crewe Locomotive Works OP03596," showcases a glimpse into the past with a view of the Forge Street works in Crewe, Cheshire. In this image, taken from the L G Fisher Collection and captured in 1910, we witness the pouring of molten metal into moulds to cast chairs at the Crewe Locomotive Works. The industrial process is a testament to the rich history of engineering and manufacturing in the region. Each Media Storehouse Photographic Print is meticulously produced using high-quality materials, ensuring the vibrant and intricate details of this historic moment are preserved for generations to come. Add this unique piece to your collection and let the story of Crewe Locomotive Works unfold in your home or office.

Photo prints are produced on Kodak professional photo paper resulting in timeless and breath-taking prints which are also ideal for framing. The colors produced are rich and vivid, with accurate blacks and pristine whites, resulting in prints that are truly timeless and magnificent. Whether you're looking to display your prints in your home, office, or gallery, our range of photographic prints are sure to impress. Dimensions refers to the size of the paper in inches.

Our Photo Prints are in a large range of sizes and are printed on Archival Quality Paper for excellent colour reproduction and longevity. They are ideal for framing (our Framed Prints use these) at a reasonable cost. Alternatives include cheaper Poster Prints and higher quality Fine Art Paper, the choice of which is largely dependant on your budget.

Estimated Product Size is 25.4cm x 20.3cm (10" x 8")

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 from Historic England Archive takes us back in time to the bustling Crewe Locomotive Works in 1910. The image, titled "Crewe Locomotive Works OP03596," offers a fascinating glimpse into the intricate process of casting chairs for railways. Located on Forge Street in Crewe, Cheshire, this iconic industrial site was renowned for its engineering prowess and played a crucial role in shaping Britain's railway history. In this particular scene, we witness the mesmerizing spectacle of molten metal being poured into moulds to create these essential components. The sheer scale and complexity of the operation are awe-inspiring. The workers' meticulous precision as they handle the scorching liquid metal is both admirable and humbling. Every movement seems choreographed with expertise honed through years of experience. The photograph captures not only the technical mastery involved but also highlights the intense heat emanating from the molten metal. Flames dance around like fiery spirits, illuminating every corner of this foundry with an ethereal glow. As we delve deeper into this image, it becomes evident that it represents more than just a moment frozen in time; it symbolizes progress and innovation. It serves as a testament to human ingenuity and determination to build something greater than ourselves - connecting people across vast distances through an intricate network of railways. Thanks to Historic England Archive's preservation efforts, we can now marvel at this snapshot from our past - appreciating both its aesthetic beauty and historical significance. This remarkable piece invites us to reflect on how far we have come while acknowledging those who paved the way for our modern transportation systems.

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