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  • THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945

    THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 25849

    A striking photograph of a completed South African Railways 15F class locomotive being steam tested at a large locomotive works, somewhere in Britain. The engine has all cylinder joints tested under full boiler pressure.

  • BRITAIN BUILDS LIGHT CARS: THE BRITISH AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY, UK, 1945

    BRITAIN BUILDS LIGHT CARS: THE BRITISH AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 26131

    A scientist in the research department of a car factory somewhere in Britain operates apparatus known as a 'wear and lubricant testing machine'. According to the original caption: "There are only three more like it in the world. It is...

  • THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945

    THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 25819

    A craftsman welds the top of a dome casing at a large locomotive works, somewhere in Britain.

  • US RANGER GOES TO BRITISH BATTLE SCHOOL: AMERICANS TRAIN FOR BATTLE IN THE UK, 1943

    US RANGER GOES TO BRITISH BATTLE SCHOOL: AMERICANS TRAIN FOR BATTLE IN THE UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 13653

    Corporal Harold Clausen of the United States Army and his colleagues negotiate a railway line as part of their training at this battle school, somewhere in Britain. Smoke is used to provide cover as they cross the tracks.

  • PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

    PRODUCING YOUR SUGAR: THE GROWING AND PROCESSING OF SUGAR BEET, BRITAIN, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 10880

    A close-up view of the tractor-drawn machine which not only ploughs up, tops and lifts the sugar beet, but also deposits it in heaps along the field, which makes it a lot easier to collect it up. The photograph shows a pile of beets coming out of a...

  • PETROLEUM WEAPONS AGAINST INVASION: A DEMONSTRATION OF ANTI-INVASION DEFENCES, UK, 1945

    PETROLEUM WEAPONS AGAINST INVASION: A DEMONSTRATION OF ANTI-INVASION DEFENCES, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 24854

    A demonstration of 'Fougasse', somewhere in Britain. A car is surrounded in flames and a huge cloud of smoke. In the foreground, a soldier can be seen running from left to right.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY PREPARES FOR WAR

    THE BRITISH ARMY PREPARES FOR WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE INTERWAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British Army photographer

    ARMY TRAINING 3/1

    Light Dragon tractor towing a 3.7 inch howitzer and limber of A Battery (The Chestnut Troop) Royal Horse Artillery.

  • INVASION BUILD-UP: PREPARATIONS FOR THE D-DAY LANDINGS, UK, 1944

    INVASION BUILD-UP: PREPARATIONS FOR THE D-DAY LANDINGS, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 20394

    A line of army trucks awaits collection along a tree-lined lane or path, somewhere in Britain. They will soon be collected by various units and transported to the Second Front. In the foreground, a mechanic can be seen working on one of the vehicles.

  • THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945

    THE BRITISH LOCOMOTIVE BUILDING INDUSTRY: THE PRODUCTION OF RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 25827

    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...

  • BRITAIN BUILDS LIGHT CARS: THE BRITISH AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY, UK, 1945

    BRITAIN BUILDS LIGHT CARS: THE BRITISH AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY, UK, 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 26101

    A car is tested for waterproofing at a factory, somewhere in Britain. According to the original caption, "the artificial downpour exceeds the heaviest rain ever experienced in Great Britain and it is aimed at the car from every angle".

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