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Rolls Royce Works, Derby

The interior of the foundry at the Nightingale Road Works, showing men pouring molten metal into casts. The Rolls-Royce company grew from the electrical and mechanical business established by Henry Royce in 1884. Royce built his first motor car in 1904 and in May of that year met Charles Rolls, whose company sold quality cars in London. An agreement between the two men was reached that Royce Limit…