National Shell Filling Factory at Chilwell, Nottingham

Noticed the following photographs in; ‘Pictures and Memories of Nottingham.’
“Two halves of a panoramic view of the Melt House, National Shell Filling Factory, Nottingham.”

Any thoughts on the date would be appreciated.

Hope it might be of interest.

Sam3

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Chilwell - National Filling Factory No. 6. 1916 - 1918. On 1st July 1918, there was a large explosion, resulting from the detonation of approx 8 tons of HE. 134 dead, 250 injured.

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Fascinating film on Chilwell No.6

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Chris,

Welcome to the Forum.

Great film!

It certainly shows how dependent England was on the women in the workforce and the tough jobs taken on by those women.

Brian

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Very interesting! I wish I could have one of each of whatever they were loading there!