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Moving a beam at the Thames Ironworks.

Moving a beam at the Thames Ironworks.
Moving a beam at the Thames Ironworks.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2647
Description: A shipbuilding yard was a large, organised, industrial area with workshops, foundries, sheds and offices where a huge variety of trades and crafts were carried out. By 1902 over 3000 workers were employed at the Thames Ironworks.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1901
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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