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12 men on buffer stop

This group of Grantham cleaners are on the buffer stop at the south end of the pilot road - see plan below. They are:
Front: (L toR) Stan Bond, Dick Cook(e?).
Middle Row: 'Pim' Stevens, Ernie Worthington, Alf Rudkin, 'Sos' Harris, George Lancaster, Gerry Isaacs.
Back Row: Albert Willis, Stan Nicholls, unknown, unknown.
On the right is the shed's neatly stacked reserve stockpile of coal, a precaution in case regular supplies by rail from the Yorkshire pits should be interrupted.
Photograph lent by Boris Bennett.

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