EAW000111 ENGLAND (1946). The Ford Motor Company shadow factory on Barton Dock Road, Trafford Park, from the north-west, 1946

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Title [EAW000111] The Ford Motor Company shadow factory on Barton Dock Road, Trafford Park, from the north-west, 1946
Reference EAW000111
Date 5-April-1946
Link
Place name TRAFFORD PARK
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 376883, 397109
Longitude / Latitude -2.3482898530655, 53.469955830694
National Grid Reference SJ769971

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Ford Shadow Factory manufacturing Merlin Engines and components. Also later in the war experimental Jet Engines.

Stretfordian
Friday 18th of March 2022 05:01:07 PM
Ford Shadow Factory producing Merlin Engines for Lancaster Bombers, Spitfires, Mosquito Aircraft, later to become Massey Fergusons Tractors post war.

Stretfordian
Friday 18th of March 2022 04:58:44 PM
Kelloggs Factory (Breakfast Cereals).

Stretfordian
Friday 18th of March 2022 04:56:32 PM
Small surface blast shelter associated with the adjacent 2ndWW Barrage Balloon Site. Indicated by the crew Nissen hut and the visible markings on the ground, used for aligning the balloon.

redmist
Thursday 27th of June 2019 10:07:13 PM
Rows of WW2 air raid shelters installed for the workforce.

redmist
Sunday 6th of January 2019 03:30:39 PM
Rows of air raid shelters for the workforce.

redmist
Sunday 6th of January 2019 03:22:55 PM
Demolition Scarring TBC

Sparky
Wednesday 1st of November 2017 07:19:28 AM
WW2 Camouflage Scheme

Sparky
Thursday 27th of July 2017 04:37:26 PM
WW2 Camouflage Scheme

Sparky
Thursday 27th of July 2017 04:36:37 PM
This is now occupied by a building called the Merlin Warehouse, and I previously understood that Ford's Merlin engine factory was this building.

Andrew
Thursday 17th of October 2013 03:31:00 PM
Asda and CostCo, amongst others, now occupy this land

Andrew
Thursday 17th of October 2013 03:29:55 PM
Trafford Centre land

Andrew
Thursday 17th of October 2013 03:29:31 PM
Stretford Fore Station

Andrew
Thursday 17th of October 2013 03:28:41 PM
The electrical substation here still exists.

Andrew
Thursday 17th of October 2013 03:22:06 PM
Barton Power Station, now the site of B&Q

Andrew
Thursday 17th of October 2013 03:19:37 PM