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Thursday, September 20, 2012

New oral histories from the workers of the Bathgate Truck & Tractor Factory 1961-1986 on Scran (Scotland)

A collection of new audio clips are now available on Scran as part of Bathgate Once More, a project to record and preserve the history of the BMC/Leyland Truck and Tractor Factory which came to West Lothian in 1961 and closed in 1986. In this new material, former workers remember the plant coming to the area, the jobs that they did, the social life at the plant, trades union activity and the closure of the plant. Each clip comes with a transcription

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