250 ton Stretching and Detwisting Machine, O/No. 5950, c.1955

Order 5950 for Southern Forge Ltd., Langley, Bucks, c.1955

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  • Graham. You are spot on with your identifications. I think that it is Bill Scott at the control panel and Taffy Hall looking to the left down with the group.

    By Jim Rigby (09/02/2014)
  • Thanks Chippy, you’ve mentioned Stan Wood before but any more you could share about Mel, Sid, and Nigel would be great. Cheers! Ollie

    By Ollie Taylor (09/09/2013)
  • In the top photo I recognise Stan Wood, he is looking straight at the camera, as is the man to his left and that is Mel Phelps. To Mel’s right, Nigel Coote maybe? The man who is facing a white panel, looking right, could be Joe Pinkney? In the third photo, the man in the bottom right hand corner of the photo is, I’m pretty sure, Sid Smart. Chippy Aston

    By Graham Aston (28/08/2013)

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