"Soap Works, Grangemouth"

Maker
Unknown
Production date
(Circa 1910)
Description
Sketch view of the various buildings of the soap works including a three-storey main building. A steam crane is being used to load rail wagons. A laden horse-drawn cart is leaving the factory. An early motor car is on the street outside.
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Department
Maker
Production date
(Circa 1910)
Subject notes
'Soap and Glycerine Works Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society Ltd' is emblazoned on a wall. The factory was set up in 1897 using raw materials imported from abroad. For its first 20 years it was thought the best works in the town for wages and the employment of female labour.
Accession number
P16628

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