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On the production line in the 20s and 30s: Forgotten photographs chart the progress of industry at castings company in Derby

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They sat in boxes for eight years, but now pictures of life at one of Britain’s most significant industrial firms in the Twenties and Thirties are to go on show for the first time.

Photographs showing the workers of the Leys Malleable Castings Company in Derby were discovered by researchers in the city’s Local Studies Library.

Leys, which made castings for cars, opened in Derby in 1874 and became the largest malleable iron foundry in Europe.

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Written by Benilda Pacheco Beretta

March 7, 2013 at 9:59 am

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