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Ince Wagon Works

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INCE WAGON WORKS
Photo: RON HUNT
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Item #: 25475
TWO engines 40068 and 43753 await their fate c.1960

Comment by: irene roberts on 19th August 2014 at 16:02

This reminds me so much of my Dad, who worked there.

Comment by: Gerry on 19th August 2014 at 19:07

My dad worked there too irene. He made us smile when he said he worked at. Wiggin waggin works

Comment by: aitch on 19th August 2014 at 23:52

I worked there myself in the mid to late 60s cut quite a few locos up in my time there, I cant say I enjoyed it, but I made enough money to pay for my wedding in 1966

Comment by: Lizziedownunder on 22nd August 2014 at 12:42

My grandad Harry Hayes worked there....so did my dad Arthur Hayes...until he went in the army at 19....

Comment by: Alan on 25th August 2014 at 12:27

My father, Henry(Harry)Bibby also worked at Ince Wagon works along with his father William Bibby before him who was a foreman at the works.
My father then went on to work at Heywood Wagon works.

Comment by: jim 12 on 11th October 2014 at 16:35

my dear friend jimmy metcalfe worked here when he was about 16 one day he nocked a bottle of acetylene over he attempted to halt the said bottle as it careered off at a lickhis hands froze onto the bottle so in a scene similar to doctor strangelove he rode the range he ended up being treated for frostbite

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