125 ton Vertical Shell Heading Press, O/No. 8180, c.1938

Order 8180 for the War Office, c.1938

Gloucestershire Archives

This photo illustrate one of a total of four presses from the same customer having previously converted from banding, now for further modification so that the hot end of the shell is at the fixed end of the machine.

This photograph was located in 2018 from a batch of early photos.

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