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Casting is in progress at A F Martin Ltd as workmen pour liquid metal into moulds. A F Martin Ltd were engineers, grinders and gear cutters. They also erected and repaired machinery and made concrete posts, and manufactured 'Martins Concrete Mixers' and woodworking machinery (Wises Directory 1953). They were sited at 648-660 Main Street at the time of the photograph.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
CA: Elmar Negative Collection. Notebook 1: Fm 406
Date
circa 1945
Digitisation ID
2011N_ELMAR-1-B2_005080
Held In
Coolstore

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