EPW016180 ENGLAND (1926). Ruston and Hornsby Spike Island Engineering Works, Lincoln, 1926

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Title [EPW016180] Ruston and Hornsby Spike Island Engineering Works, Lincoln, 1926
Reference EPW016180
Date 2-July-1926
Link
Place name LINCOLN
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 496498, 370828
Longitude / Latitude -0.55437725967405, 53.225438595964
National Grid Reference SK965708

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James Dawson's - leather belting and polymer products

John Herridge
Thursday 24th of July 2014 09:58:01 AM
Wellington Iron Foundry

Ian
Monday 12th of May 2014 07:56:55 PM
William Foster's works. It was in this factory that tanks were manufactured in the First World War. Sir William Tritton, with two colleagues, secretly planned the development of these armoured vehicles in an upstairs room at The White Hart, Lincoln

[Source: 'Birth of the Tanks. Commemorating the Centenary of the first fighting tanks'. DVD presentation by Richard Pullen, military historian, Lincoln 2014]

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Sunday 23rd of November 2014 07:15:23 PM
Goods Warehouse

Ian
Monday 12th of May 2014 07:53:08 PM
Portland Street

Ian
Monday 12th of May 2014 07:52:28 PM
During WW1 Rustons produced some of the very first tanks and a number of aircraft, notably the Sopwith Camel.

Lynda Tubbs
Wednesday 2nd of April 2014 01:52:42 PM

Ian
Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:25:01 PM

Ian
Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:23:20 PM
St. Marks Church demolished 1971?

Ian
Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:21:53 PM
Demolition finished in 1972

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Thursday 24th of July 2014 10:02:27 AM

Ian
Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:12:03 PM
Ruston Bucyrus Excavators

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Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:11:12 PM
Workers bike sheds

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Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:09:14 PM

Ian
Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:08:24 PM
Wm.Fosters birthplace of the worlds first military tank

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Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:04:31 PM
Clinton Street

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Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:02:34 PM

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Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:01:57 PM

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Thursday 8th of August 2013 09:00:07 PM

Ian
Thursday 8th of August 2013 08:57:35 PM
Great Central Goods & Grain Warehouse now the University Library

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Thursday 8th of August 2013 08:56:29 PM
The Great Northern Hotel

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Thursday 8th of August 2013 08:54:27 PM
St Mark`s Midland Railway Station 1846-1985

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User Comment Contributions

During WW1 Ruston's produced Lewis guns, gun mountings, shells and bombs, internal combustion engines for munition and aircraft factories, oil engines for searchlights and hospitals, and steam navvies for extracting raw materials from British soil.

Lynda Tubbs
Wednesday 2nd of April 2014 01:54:54 PM