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Four sets of engines under construction at Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, 1935

Archive reference 12171-2

Enormous engines under construction in a large top-lit warehouse. Each engine is about 4 times taller than the men working on them.

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When this photograph was taken Cammell Laird was an internationally important name in ship construction. Further information about the company is available in the Maritime records at Wirral archives, including Cammell Laird information sheet from the Maritime Archives and Library:

This photograph was commissioned by Cammell Laird and Co Ltd.

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Have you ever worked at Cammell Laird? If you have any information about this photograph or the Stewart Bale company then we’d like to hear from you. Please contact Anne Gleave, curator of photographic archives on 0151 478 4487 or send Anne Gleave an email.