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Barnbow No. 1 (Leeds) National Filling Factory tour

Main Station or Component Buildings

The first buildings to be erected at Barnbow included the main railway station with loading platforms, four of the component stores and four assembly blocks (A, B, C and D). The railway contractors for laying the railway track were Messrs. Thos. W. Ward Ltd. of Sheffield. Barnbow employed two factory locomotives manufactured by the Hunslet Engine Co. and 1 Midland locomotive. At the peak there were also five NER locomotives to help cope with the 10,000 tons per week of finished ammunition. Fifteen special trains ran each day to convey the 20,000 workers to and from their employment. They travelled from such districts as York, Harrogate, Knaresborough, Pontefract, Castleford, Wetherby, Wakefield and Normanton.

Barnbow No. 1. (Leeds) National Filling Factory, A Short History & Record with Illustrations of the Factory compiled by R. H. Gummer, Chief Engineer.

Main Station or Component Buildings
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