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The Potteries EPW045337 Featured Manufacturing Print

The Potteries EPW045337

FAIRFIELD POTTERY, Slippery Lane, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. The heart of the potteries with a series of kilns, towers and workshops producing all kinds of ceramics. A G Hackney & Co for whom the photograph was taken ran an industrial porcelain works here. Also in this shot from July 1933 are a rope works, Britannia Pottery, Havelock Works, Vulcan Pottery, St James Street Pottery and others. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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Millbrook Proving Ground 18944_05 Featured Manufacturing Print

Millbrook Proving Ground 18944_05

Millbrook Proving Ground, Bedfordshire. Millbrook is a dedicated automotive testing facility built by Vauxhall and Bedford in the 1960s. Building on the experience of their North American parent company, Millbrook followed the succesful example set by the General Motors proving ground at Milford, Michigan. Photographed in September 2000

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Waring & Gillow Factory, August 1916 BL23600_002 Featured Manufacturing Print

Waring & Gillow Factory, August 1916 BL23600_002

WARING AND GILLOW FACTORY, White City, Hammersmith, London. A large crowd of people gathered outside the premises of Waring and Gillow in White City, converted for use as a munitions factory during the Great War. The furniture manufacturers, Waring and Gillow were formed in 1897 by the merger of Gillow of Lancaster and Waring of Liverpool. They established a reputation for supplying high quality furniture to some of the richest families in the country. During the First World War, Waring & Gillow (who commissioned this photograph) began producing goods for the war effort. Their factory at White City, made tents for the military. The company also manufactured ammunition belts for use with machine guns, nosebags for horses and protective clothing for use during gas attacks. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co. in August 1916

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