SU6332 : Heavy Lift

taken 40 years ago, near to Ropley Dean, Hampshire, Great Britain

Heavy Lift
Heavy Lift
Using two Road Cranes hired in for the job, the boiler of Urie S15 No.30506 is lifted clear of the locomotive frame and placed on baulk timbers located on the ground to the left. This was done so that the locomotive frames could be cleaned of rust and re-painted. Meanwhile the boiler could also be repaired at a safe working height.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 April, 1978   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 December, 2008
Category
Vehicles > Cranes   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 631 324 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.2901N 1:5.9920W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 632 325
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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