800 ton Forging Press, views taken on site, c.1963

At (William?) Park Forge Ltd., Wigan, c.1963

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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/5/15/6253D Copy kindly supplied by Clive Forster
Gloucestershire Archives

Ed. Note: – The date, customer and location ascribed to the photos is correct, however, there is no record of a customer of this name having placed an order for this press.  It is possible that the press was manufactured a number of years earlier and refurbished to the condition shown.

Any further details will be welcomed!

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