Women Working - Hercules Cycle Works - Aston, Birmingham - 1947
Girls work at the Hercules cycle works in Aston, Birmingham. Factories in the Midlands area went back into production when power was restored to industries there, with hundreds of thousands of workers having to be stood off during the fuel crisis.
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M6 Bridge Restaurant - Keele
Patrons will be able to watch the busy traffic on this section of the M6 (the Birmingham-Preston Motorway) from the unique bridge restaurant spanning the roadway at Keele, Staffordshire. The restaurant, with seating close to 300, is included in a 500, 000 service area to be operated by Forte's & Co, Ltd. There will be snack bars and transport cafes, serving each side of the road, parking facilities for 240 cars and 70 lorries and a mothers' room staffed by trained stewardesses. The Keele section of the motorway is due to be opened in the autumn.
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Schoolgirls Car Cleaning - Bristol - 1947
The girls of Clifton High School, Bristol, are trying to raise money for their endowment fund by cleaning cars and fixing and oiling bikes during breaks and after school.
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