Another Welded Elephant

Workshopshed reader John Fawcett has sent in some fantastic pictures of mechanical elephants and the Luneside factory that made them. Rajah the Elephant was made by Luneside engineers in the 1950s and returned to the site in 2013.

Here’s John, 50 years ago when he was an apprentice, working on a Newal Jig Borer and a valve for Concorde

For more on the Luneside facility and elephants, visit Cybernetics Zoo or BBC Lancashire.

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