30 ton Railbound Manipulator, O/No. G95840/50, c.1979

Order G95840/50 for Davy-Loewy, Sheffield, c.1979

TL003
Kindly supplied by Tim Lodge
D127891/54/1/61483-1
Gloucestershire Archives
D12789/1/54/1/61298-5
Gloucestershire Archives

This order was for the assembly of two manipulators from parts supplied by Davy-Loewy, utilising F & P’s large assembly area and lifting facilities.

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  • Hi John, in the last photo I’m sure the young man standing next to Brian Gage is Nigel Jackson, whom I believe is sadly no longer with us.

    Ed: I will take your word for it, you are usually correct! John B

    By Graham 'Chippy' Aston (04/11/2020)

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