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The boiler house at the Tucker Street Generating Station in Canning Town.

The boiler house at the Tucker Street Generating Station in Canning Town.
The boiler house at the Tucker Street Generating Station in Canning Town.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H1786
Description: A coal heaver in the Boiler House at Tucker Street Generating Station in Canning Town. Huge quantities of coal were shovelled into the row of ovens to feed the steam turbines that drove the dynamos to generate electricity.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1904
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection.
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