Published by the History Press in 2009, 128 pages. Paperback (N4556)
Brand New Book
From the rear side cover: For almost 150 years the influence of the Great Western Railway's workshops in Swindon extended well beyond the factories and buildings of the site, wich at its height covered over 320 acres. Although the works have now closed, its influence over the town it helped to create is as strong as ever.
In this collection of old photographs drawn from the archives of the GWR, the reader is taken on a photographic tour of the great workshops and the huge variety of activities which went on in the factory are well illustrated with many evocative pictures, mainly covering the period betwen 1900 and 1960...