EAW041092 ENGLAND (1951). The Metropolitan and the Aluminous Cement Works, West Thurrock, from the south, 1951. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.

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Details

Title [EAW041092] The Metropolitan and the Aluminous Cement Works, West Thurrock, from the south, 1951. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.
Reference EAW041092
Date 25-October-1951
Link
Place name WEST THURROCK
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 557326, 177834
Longitude / Latitude 0.26574198511449, 51.477071189537
National Grid Reference TQ573778

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Looks like a London Transport country RT type bus? but did L.T. run this far into Essex?

Bayman1
Friday 6th of June 2014 12:23:43 PM
Concrete lamp post - seems appropriate. I think this would be pre-stressed concrete with a cantilever swan neck on the top. This design used to be common but all seem to have been replaced by steel columns.

Maurice
Friday 6th of June 2014 05:34:55 AM
Another road (track) on a high level chalk 'isthmus' with a railway underneath linking the pit to the right to the works.

Maurice
Friday 6th of June 2014 05:30:44 AM
This appears to be wagon repair shed.

Maurice
Friday 6th of June 2014 05:28:16 AM
Works locomotive shed

Maurice
Friday 6th of June 2014 05:27:24 AM
A cluster of small industrial steam engines.

Maurice
Friday 6th of June 2014 05:26:58 AM
Rail wagons and lorries being loaded with finished product.

Maurice
Friday 6th of June 2014 05:25:55 AM
Working face with wagons being loaded with chalk by shovels.

Maurice
Friday 6th of June 2014 05:24:48 AM
Railway tunnel linking pits

Maurice
Friday 6th of June 2014 05:23:44 AM
Road left on top of residual 'wall' of chalk.

Maurice
Friday 6th of June 2014 05:22:57 AM

Maurice
Friday 6th of June 2014 05:21:53 AM
cement (finish) mill house

Dylan Moore
Sunday 27th of April 2014 12:52:06 PM

Dylan Moore
Sunday 27th of April 2014 12:48:02 PM

Dylan Moore
Sunday 27th of April 2014 12:40:25 PM

Dylan Moore
Sunday 27th of April 2014 12:40:04 PM
packing and loading plant

Dylan Moore
Sunday 27th of April 2014 12:30:11 PM
Lafarge Calcium Aluminate Cement Plant

Dylan Moore
Sunday 27th of April 2014 12:25:49 PM