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  • Historic excavators back at work

    Historic excavators back at work

    Chris Graham on 1st December 2021

    David Vaughan reports on the historic excavators back at work at the Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum near Keswick, in Cumbria.

  • Ruston steam shovels

    Ruston steam shovels

    Chris Graham on 3rd May 2021

    Keith Haddock continues his A-to-Z of steam shovels with a fascinating look at the extensive range of Lincoln-built Ruston steam shovels.

  • 1950s lorries hard at work

    1950s lorries hard at work

    Chris Graham on 17th August 2020

    Mike Forbes presents a wonderful selection of photographs of 1950s lorries hard at work in quarries, from the Chris Hodge ‘Stilltime’ Collection.

  • Digging for China clay

    Digging for China clay

    Chris Graham on 30th March 2020

    David Vaughan looks at the fascinating range of historic machinery that was involved in digging for China clay in what was a major Cornish industry

  • Classic plant working weekend

    Classic plant working weekend

    Chris Graham on 10th March 2020

    Jane Brooks shares thoughts and photos from the second, annual classic plant working weekend, which fascinated the spectators who gathered in South Warwickshire last summer.

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