1500 ton Heading Press, O/No. 8723, c.1939

Order 8723 for the Ministry of Supply, for R.O.F. Birtley, c.1939

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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives
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Gloucestershire Archives

Stroke 6″. Ejecting ram 50 tonf x 6″ stroke.  Working pressure 3000 psi.

The quality second and third photographs were located in 2018 from a batch of early photos, scanned and added to the page.

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