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Huge boiler single and double ended and weighing up to 150 tons each were built in this shop. The heads of these huge boilers were riveted together but the long seam was actually joined by a new invention called welding. The Empresses long seams had also been welded. Date: Turn of the 20th century Location: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering, Govan, Scotland Credits: Glasgow City Libraries and Archives