Casting at Beeston Boiler Company, off Queen's Road, Beeston, c 1970s

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Casting at Beeston Boiler Company, off Queen's Road, Beeston, c 1970s

Courtesy of Nottinghamshire Archives

off Queen's Road
Beeston
England

Pouring metal into casts. Conveyor with boxes on, packed with sand-cones which are knocked out in the fetting shop (sandblast). One large bucket in centre - pouring into crucible. The man on the left has a crucible supported bu a crane that can be topped up from the bucket. Core shop smelt like fish, glue from sand. The Beeston Boiler Company was founded in 1886 and operated until 1980. Leys Foundry later bought Beeston Boilers. It's now the site of the Mecca Bingo Hall area.

Date: 1970

Organisation Reference: NCCX000067

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