Interior of the works.
A smelting furnace.
The firm was fighting the recession bby installing equipment to boost output. Denmark is mentioned.
Nine Japanese students delayed their journey home from a conference in Frankfurt to visit Bilston steelworks to see the Ruhrstahl – Heraus degassing plant (shown in the photograph).
The firm was contributing to the recovery of oil from the North Sea. The photograph shows Bill Church (left) with Pete Corfield (second left) and Boris Lamb, watching flame finishing.
Demolition experts preparing the works chimney for felling. The article mentions the firm Marple and Gillott from Sheffield who were planning to fell the giant blast furnace Elizabeth.
A view of Bilston Steelworks over the canal. VE Day celebrations are mentioned.