Preserved Cranes Overseas
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Author:  Chris Capewell [ 05 Nov 2011, 14:59 ]
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Any additions to, comments on and photographs for use on this site - please. ... sworld.htm

Author:  Chris Capewell [ 07 Feb 2013, 16:31 ]
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The SJ Cowans Sheldon 45 tonner was seen operating at the Gavle preservation site open day in September last year, Piccies on Robs site.

Author:  Chris Capewell [ 07 May 2015, 12:29 ]
Post subject:  Re: Preserved Cranes Overseas

The ex SNCF Cockerill 85 ton machine stored at Mulhouse has moved - see articles as follows:

( ignore the comment about it being the only survivor - that at Culoz Scrapyard still exists. )

85t Cockerill (4 built in 1945) GD 581 ex GD 481 (ex Dijon shed), shown in your list as stored at Mulhouse, where there was no space for it, has been put in the care of the AAATV-Mo at Montlu├žon roundhouse for a period of 15 years. It arrived there 10 days ago: ... 10822.html ... f=8&t=9288

Members of AAATV have been working for 3 years to make this happen, among other things it needed to have a broken axle replaced. They plan to restore her to working order. It was converted to diesel in 1970 and was in operation until 2007 at Dijon. The society will receive funding from "Fondation du Patrimoine" for the3 restoration work: ... ucon-15605

Author:  Chris Capewell [ 15 Dec 2018, 15:58 ]
Post subject:  Re: Preserved Cranes Overseas

A most unusual preservation........
A Cowans Sheldon BDC from Myanmar ( TSC 9885 ) was gifted to the Yunnan Railway Museum in Kunming in late 2012.
It is now on show in the open at that museum.

Right at the bottom of this article/report are a couple of phots of it en route. ... n-workshop

About half way down this report - pic of crane at site. ... 6trip.html

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