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Employees Leaving Furness Railway Works, Barrow
Employees Leaving Furness Railway Works, Barrow

Employees Leaving Furness Railway Works, Barrow 1901


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Employees Leaving Furness Railway Works, Barrow 1901

United Kingdom

The Furness company had a longstanding (and very local) presence in Edwardian Britain's privately-owned railway industry. The iron gate of its Barrow works makes a fine backdrop for the frenetic goings-on in the foreground of this film. Given Furness's trade, it's little surprise that there are no women present, but there's an engaging range of hats, facial hair and reactions to the camera.




Barrow-in-Furness Rail workshops Factory workers


Building a British Railway Edwardians at Work




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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