RETRO: PICTURE GALLERY: Doncaster's lost factories - part one

ICI on Wheatley Hall Road.

ICI on Wheatley Hall Road.

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They were the places where generations of Doncastrians earned a crust and began their working lives - but many of these factories, offices and workplaces are no longer with us.

Once more, we've delved into our archives to bring you some memories of some of the town's best remembered workplaces.

The Case UK plant on Wheatley Hall Road - the factory was formerly International Harvesters.

The Case UK plant on Wheatley Hall Road - the factory was formerly International Harvesters.

Huge operations like ICI and International Harversters, which employed thousands of men and women down the years, met their fate years ago and were reduced to rubble.

Others, like Rockware Glass, live on, but under new names.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane and see if you can recall some of Doncaster's lost factories and workplaces.

We'll have part two of our gallery tomorrow.

Staff at Rockware Glass in the 90s.

Staff at Rockware Glass in the 90s.

The former SR Gent clothing factory on Trafford Way - where the Flying Scotsman health centre is now situated.

The former SR Gent clothing factory on Trafford Way - where the Flying Scotsman health centre is now situated.

The Pilkington Glass factory at Kirk Sandall was a huge Doncaster employer.

The Pilkington Glass factory at Kirk Sandall was a huge Doncaster employer.

The Coal Queen beauty pageant at the Coal House in Doncaster town centre in 1972. The building, later the Council House, was the HQ of the National Coal Board.

The Coal Queen beauty pageant at the Coal House in Doncaster town centre in 1972. The building, later the Council House, was the HQ of the National Coal Board.

Workers at the Case factory in the 1990s.

Workers at the Case factory in the 1990s.

The opening of Thorpe Marsh power station in 1967.

The opening of Thorpe Marsh power station in 1967.

The Bartol Plastics factory in Edlington in the 1970s.

The Bartol Plastics factory in Edlington in the 1970s.

The futuristic interior of Thorpe Marsh power station in 1967.

The futuristic interior of Thorpe Marsh power station in 1967.

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