THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945
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A craftsman welds the firehole plates of a South African Railways 15F type locomotive, at a large locomotive works somewhere in Britain. According to the original caption "electric welding is proving satisfactory in many applications to the locomotive industry. Fabrication by welding of steel inner fireboxes has become practice, as has the welding of the outer and inner firebox plates to each other".