Worker at Doncaster works, 1930

Worker at Doncaster works, 1930

Title: Worker at Doncaster works, 1930

Date: 1930-01

Place: Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England

Description: Worker coupling wagons at Doncaster works, January 1930. Shunting accidents were common and this photograph was taken to educate workers about safe practices. Railway companies like the London & North Eastern Railway expected workers to follow safety rules and disciplined those who broke them.

Our reference: 1997-7396_DON_30_26

Collection: Doncaster photos

Background: BR Warflat