Moore, Barry Malcolm

Made:
2000-11-22 in Chester

fitter, turner, Works training school, erecting shop, machine shop, heavy machine shop; background; school; job choices; Works Training School; family influences; attitudes to teaching and learning; skills; travelling; Crewe, Dead Centre; Crewe Works; conditions, hours; clothing, hobnail boots; signing up as fitter/turner; conditions, pay distribution, hours; apology to father; holidays; Bank Holidays; travel passes; train delays; weather, fog; steam locomotives in operation; other trains in operation; Works transport tricks; experiences at Training School; Christmas activities; gambling; rituals before wedding; pranks played at work; pokers; standards; tools, "foreigners"; "smuggling" from Works; redundancy; demise of steam; skills transfers; The Well; d.o.b. 1941-04-25, railway work 1956-1963, Crewe works; Derby works;

Details

Category:
Oral Histories
Collection:
National Archive of Railway Oral History
Object Number:
NAROH2000-91
type:
oral history recording
credit:
Friends of the National Railway Museum