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' Blackwall Yard. More information can be found at the link below. The image was taken at the Museum of London Docklands. Of the two men on the single capstan bar the one nearer the capstan is my Father. He was a turner by trade and what he was doing on the capstan I do not know. He was one of the last to leave the yard and the only machinist left in the workshop. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackwall_Yard '