Plate cutter, Grangemouth Dockyard

1. Grangemouth Dockyard Co Ltd
2. Unknown
Production date
Circa 1930
View of a large machine on which is a steel plate. The plate is lying on wheels which allow it to move from side to side and forward and back under the cutting head. It is controlled by a man sitting on a suspended chair operating a wheel.
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Production date
Circa 1930
Subject notes
Grangemouth Dockyard Co built ships from 1885 until 1972. Ships were launched into the River Carron from a site lying between the river and the Forth and Clyde Canal.
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