Goods shed, Preston CC80_00089
Goods Shed, West Lancashire Station, Fishergate Hill, Preston. The interior of the Cantrell and Cochrane depot with an employee moving a crate across the store. Photographed in 1927 for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway. The station was also known as Fishergate Hill Station. With the exception of a few infrequent services, the station was closed to passengers in 1900 but it remained open to goods traffic until 1965. It was later demolished and the site is now Colman Court
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Cold store JLP01_08_058799a
WALL'S ICE CREAM FACTORY, GLOUCESTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A man operating a forklift to move a crate of metal containers in the cold store of the Wall's Ice Cream Factory.
Work began in February 1959 on a new factory for T. Walls and Sons Limited on a 30 acre site at Barnwood. The £2 million project comprised buildings including the production block, workshops, offices, a canteen, boiler house, cold store, water tower, and engineers shop
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The Fox and the Stork AA42_01488
SOMERSET HOUSE, HALIFAX, CALDERDALE. A detailed view of a plasterwork panel depicting a scene from Aesop's Fables, in the reception room of Somerset House. Somerset House is a collection of two warehouses and a town house, arranged around a forecourt in the south, since a bank, commercial and residencial premises. The house dates to 1766, and the warehouses to c1780. The architect is believed to be John Carr of York, and the plasterowk in the reception room, or grand salon, is by Guiseppe Cortese. The rococo plasterwork is believed to have taken ten years to complete, and cost £2,000. The grand salon has oval panels with foliate frames, with scenes depicting Aesop's Fables. This scene shows part of the "Fox and the Stork"
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