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Mersey Cable Works Ltd employees with an electric cable drum, 1941

Archive reference 41497-5

people wearing overalls standing round a cable drum that's almost as tall as they are

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A World War II propaganda photograph of employees with an electric cable drum at Linacre Lane, Bootle. The sign behind them reads

'The Mersey Cable Works Ltd. We make electric cables for all the fighting services.'

This photograph was commissioned by Mersey Cable Works Ltd.

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Did you work at Mersey Cable Works Ltd? 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.