Working on a railway van at York Carriage Works, 1953

Working on a railway van at York Carriage Works, 1953

Title: Working on a railway van at York Carriage Works, 1953

Date: 1953-04-24

Place: York, North Yorkshire, England

Description: Worker repairing a railway van while standing on a ladder at York Carriage Works, 24 April 1953. The base of the ladder is dangerously close to the nearby track and he risks serious injury from collision with a passing train. This posed photograph was taken to educate workers about hazards in the workplace.

Our reference: 1997-7396_DON_53_143

Collection: Doncaster photos

Background: BR Warflat