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Crane Collection

Background imageCrane Collection: Cowens Sheldon & Co Ltd 15T breakdown crane No. 1

Cowens Sheldon & Co Ltd 15T breakdown crane No. 1
Built 1901. Changed to No.8 in 1910 and was stationed at Newton Abbot

Background imageCrane Collection: Footbridge at Saltford, c1900

Footbridge at Saltford, c1900
Two steam cranes lifting the girders of a footbridge into place

Background imageCrane Collection: 0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 17, Cyclops

0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 17, Cyclops
Built 1901, withdrawn 1936

Background imageCrane Collection: 0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 18, Steropes

0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 18, Steropes
Built 1901, withdrawn 1936

Background imageCrane Collection: Burrator Lake, Devon, August 1928

Burrator Lake, Devon, August 1928
View of Burrator Reservoir, Devon, August 1928 showing the suspension bridge and dam. A small group of people are admiring the vista from the path

Background imageCrane Collection: Newport Docks

Newport Docks
Discharging raw sugar at Alexandra Docks

Background imageCrane Collection: Newport Docks, 1950

Newport Docks, 1950
S.S Lanarkshire loading material for Australia

Background imageCrane Collection: No 19 (C / D) Shops, c1930

No 19 (C / D) Shops, c1930
No 19 C and D shops covered both carriage lifting and bogie repairs. 3 men can be seen in this image lift a frame onto a set of wheels with the help of an overhead crane

Background imageCrane Collection: Swindon Works employees manouvering a wheel set by crane, c. 1940

Swindon Works employees manouvering a wheel set by crane, c. 1940
In this photograph a female crane operator is working alongside two male colleagues, manoeuvring a locomotive wheel set into place

Background imageCrane Collection: 12 Ton 6 Wheeled Travelling Hand Crane

12 Ton 6 Wheeled Travelling Hand Crane
An image of No.207 12 ton 6 wheeled travelling hand crane. The platform attached to the jib head was used for the purpose of examining tunnel roofs

Background imageCrane Collection: Scammel being loaded with Anderson Air Raid Shelter, West London, 1939

Scammel being loaded with Anderson Air Raid Shelter, West London, 1939
Westbourne Park Yard in April 1939 is the focus of this interesting pre-war image. Parts of Anderson shelters are being unloaded from a line of wagons onto a 3 ton Scammell tractor by a Ransome

Background imageCrane Collection: Brentford Docks, c1920

Brentford Docks, c1920
Crane unloading timber at the dockside

Background imageCrane Collection: King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927

King George V at Cardiff Docks, 1927
King George Vs boiler being craned at Cardiff Docks, on its way to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centenary celebrations in America in 1927

Background imageCrane Collection: Newport Docks, 1936

Newport Docks, 1936
Electric cranes at South Dock

Background imageCrane Collection: Newport Docks, 1949

Newport Docks, 1949
Floating crane discharging a buggy

Background imageCrane Collection: 0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 16, Hercules

0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, No 16, Hercules
Built 1921, withdrawn 1936

Background imageCrane Collection: Newport Docks, 1948

Newport Docks, 1948
50 ton floating crane lifting railway coach off road vehicle for shipment to Iraqi State Railway. Steam tug " Swansea" can be seen in the foreground

Background imageCrane Collection: Newport Docks, 1947

Newport Docks, 1947
S.S Empire Moon discharing timber from New Jersey

Background imageCrane Collection: Newport Docks, c1940

Newport Docks, c1940
Shipment of an electric diesel rail car for Australia being loaded onto the MV Stirlingshire. Steam tug " Trusty" can be seen to the right of the image

Background imageCrane Collection: Newport Docks, c1940s

Newport Docks, c1940s
100 ton floating crane, Simson III, with an ingot buggy from SS Stonegate. Steam tug " Trusty" can be seen to the left of the crane and steam tug " Gwent" to the right

Background imageCrane Collection: No16, Crane Tank Locomotive, Hercules

No16, Crane Tank Locomotive, Hercules
0-6-4 crane tank locomotive, built 1921


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