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 Forum: Makers, Allocations, Dates and other Miscellaneous   Topic: Healey Mills and Holbeck Cranes

Posted: 26 May 2021, 14:31 

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Thanks for this info Roger. I should know the spelling of Healey Mills as I was there often enough between 1987 and 1991 as an S&T lineman. My interest in breakdown cranes stems from the start of my railway career in 1974. As a member of the Plant and machinery department I assisted in servicing...

 Forum: Makers, Allocations, Dates and other Miscellaneous   Topic: Healey Mills and Holbeck Cranes

Posted: 25 May 2021, 16:07 

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I've come across a couple of drawings that show the maximum load on level track for the Healey Mills and the Holbeck cranes. Whilst they give a crane number on each drawing they do not give the makers name. Healey Mills is described as a 45T Stream Crane No 107 and having four axles with six outrigg...

 Forum: Introduce Yourself   Topic: Introduction - Brian Eves (Re: BDCs at Allerton TMD)

Posted: 02 May 2019, 21:11 

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Hi Bryan
Yes its the same one, now in Grain Bank Doncaster.
I've got 15 days left to work, great feeling.

Brian

 Forum: Introduce Yourself   Topic: Introduction - Brian Eves (Re: BDCs at Allerton TMD)

Posted: 02 May 2019, 06:58 

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Ladies and Gent's When I was young and stupid, I worked for the Plant and Machinery Dept. at Edge Hill between 1974 and 1977. My father, Ted Eves, was the plant engineer at Edge Hill who was the responsible engineer for the said cranes. Now at 87 he can no longer remember the numbers of the cranes. ...
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