"Taken from a point near Carron Works North Gate looking S.W. into the Works"

Maker
Falkirk Town Council
Production date
Circa 1880
Description
View looking south-west to the road and rail entrances at the North Gate and the Works. There are several tall chimneys and various buildings. A shunting engine or pug on the Carron private line has steam up, but the iron gate across the track is shut.Carron Works.
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Production date
Circa 1880
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Subject notes
The Works was largely re-designed and rebuilt in the late 1870s and 1880s, to improve its efficiency. Rail transport was used for coal, iron ore, limestone and finished goods. Carron had 60 kilometres of internal rail track.
Accession number
P08799

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