A PICTURE OF A SOUTHERN TOWN: LIFE IN WARTIME READING, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND, UK, 1945
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A view of the exterior of the Huntley and Palmer's biscuit factory in Reading. Several pedestrians and vehicles, including a bus, can also be seen, going about their daily business. According to the original caption, "biscuit-making is an old-established industry in Reading. Huntley and Palmer's factory alone occupies some 25 acres of ground, with special railway sidings, miles of internal tramways, engineering shops, and acres of floor space. In peacetime a staff of over 6,000 is employed".