Photographs of the 'New' Heavy Assembly Shop under construction, Part 2 of 3
Taken July 1970 to December 1970
Part 2 series of photographs illustrates the interior of the ‘New’ Assembly Shop, the erection of the cranes and finally, a view taken from each end of the shop.
This impressive facility was equipped with a new Asquith Ram Boring machine (shown in the last photo) at the Southgate Street end of the building. It also included a 100 ton high-level rail-mounted radio-controlled crane with auxiliary 25 ton crane and a 25 ton low-level rail mounted crane, with cab, both running the length of the building.
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