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Employees at Robey's Works, Lincoln
Employees at Robey's Works, Lincoln

Employees at Robey's Works, Lincoln 1900


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Employees at Robey's Works, Lincoln 1900

2 mins United Kingdom

The sea of male faces fleeing these Lincoln engineering works reminds us that, unlike the textile industries which relied on female and child labour, engineering remained a male domain. The group of girls in the foreground are probably meeting their fathers or brothers at dinner time. Robey's, established 1854, produced winding gear for coal mines, as well as industrial and agricultural machines.




Factory workers Engineering Lincoln Robeys Works


Edwardians at Work




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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