LCS Engineering works, Stratford

Scope and Content

This file contains nine prints of men operating machinery at engineering works, Stratford. There is also a list of the photographs. Picture 1 shows Stan Spalding and Jo Miller putting the finishing touches to a Gardner Diesel engine for British Road Transport. Picture 2 shows Horrace Purdue re-metalling mains and big ends. Picture 3 shows Dave Thynne boring in live main bearings.Picture 4 shows Edward Butcher, 24, turner, at work on labyrinth seals for bearing housings. Picture 5 shows Stan Spalding lining up engine on test bed whilst in the background is charge hand Leslie STokes. Picture 6 shows Jo Miller boring out a connecting rod. Picture 7 shows Albert Milford, turner and machinist at work on boring and honing machine. Picture 8 shows Albert Milford at work on boring and honing machine. Picture 9 shows Edwin Morrison working on the Churchill crankshaft regrinding machine.