"Carron Co's Mungal Shell Factory Staff and Operatives"

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Nov 1916
Description
Group of about 160 workers pose outside what is probably the Etna buildings of the Mungal foundry, Bainsford, Falkirk. The vast majority are women.
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Department
Maker
Production date
Nov 1916
Subject notes
During the First World War, the Carron Works was made a 'Government Controlled Establishment'. Plants were built for the manufacture of shells, aerial bombs, mortar bombs and grenades. Women, girls and unskilled workers replaced those who had gone off to fight.
Accession number
P14051

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