SP9091 : An early JCB 1

near to Gretton, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

An early JCB 1
An early JCB 1
Along with all the newest and latest technologies seen at the Site Equipment Demonstration a display of older machines were being shown as part of the Lighthouse Club stand. The Lighthouse Club is a benevolent fund raising charity run by the construction industry to support people who have fallen on hard times or have been disabled through working in this particularly dangerous industry LinkExternal link
The JCB model 1 is a small excavator introduced in 1963, it has a two cylinder Petter engine. This sort of machine would have been used for grave digging in municipal cemeteries and small works.
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2009
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SP9091, 25 images   (more nearby)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 12 May, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Suburb, Urban fringe  Construction, Development  People, Events  Burial ground, Crematorium  Waste, Waste management 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9068 9169 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.9337N 0:39.9084W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9071 9171
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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