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Gas Supply Collection

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Thrust boring JLP01_08_077158

Thrust boring JLP01_08_077158
NORFOLK. A view of thrust boring being carried out during the installation of the Fens gas pipeline. Work on laying the Fens gas pipeline started in June 1967

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipelaying JLP01_08_076891

Pipelaying JLP01_08_076891
NORFOLK. A pipelayer with a side boom and a team of workers laying a section of the Fens gas pipeline into a trench. Work on laying the Fens gas pipeline started in June 1967

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Welding JLP01_08_076889

Welding JLP01_08_076889
NORFOLK. A view of welding taking place along the Fens gas pipeline, showing a protective canopy erected to cover two sections of pipe being welded together

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Wrapping and sealing JLP01_08_076816

Wrapping and sealing JLP01_08_076816
NORFOLK. A team of workers wrapping and sealing the end of a steel pipe on the Fens gas pipeline. Work on laying the Fens gas pipeline started in June 1967

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pneumatic clamp JLP01_08_076807

Pneumatic clamp JLP01_08_076807
NORFOLK. A team of men working on the lining up operation of the Fens gas pipeline, showing the internal pneumatic clamp for locking steel pipes together

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipeline JLP01_10_02606

Pipeline JLP01_10_02606
CUMBRIA. A view along the route of the Brampton pipeline, showing pipelaying equipment in the foreground lowering the pipeline into a trench

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Gas pipeline JLP01_08_076813

Gas pipeline JLP01_08_076813
NORFOLK. A view of the Fens gas pipeline, showing protective canopies located at joints along the pipe where sub welds were carried out

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipelaying JLP01_10_00159

Pipelaying JLP01_10_00159
NORFOLK. A row of Caterpillar 583 pipelayers with side booms, lifting the Fens gas pipeline into a recently dug trench. Work on laying the Fens gas pipeline started in June 1967

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipeline JLP01_10_02619

Pipeline JLP01_10_02619
CUMBRIA. A view along the route of the Brampton pipeline, showing the pipe at a 45 degree angle in the foreground, where it meets a slope

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Platform substructure JLP01_11_38577_06

Platform substructure JLP01_11_38577_06
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of the Ravenspurn North concrete gravity substructure, seen during the float out from Graythorp, with tugs towing the structure into the Seaton Channel

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipeline JLP01_10_02617

Pipeline JLP01_10_02617
CUMBRIA. Welders at work on the Brampton pipeline. In 1975, Laing Pipelines laid the Brampton gas pipeline between Longtown near Carlisle to the east of Bishop Auckland

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Diver JLP01_08_077160

Diver JLP01_08_077160
NORFOLK. A man passing a sandbag to a diver in the River Nar at a point where the Fens gas pipeline crosses the river. Work on laying the Fens gas pipeline started in June 1967

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipelaying JLP01_08_077164

Pipelaying JLP01_08_077164
NORFOLK. The Fens gas pipeline being lifted by a row of Caterpillar 583 pipelayers, with two workers crouched at one end of the pipe

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipelaying JLP01_08_076876

Pipelaying JLP01_08_076876
NORFOLK. A row of Caterpillar 583 pipelayers with side booms lifting the Fens gas pipeline into a recently dug trench. Work on laying the Fens gas pipeline started in June 1967

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipeline parking JLP01_08_076835B

Pipeline parking JLP01_08_076835B
NORFOLK. A view of the Fens gas pipeline, showing protective canopies located at joints along the pipe where welding was carried out and workers cars parked alongside the pipeline

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Fault detector JLP01_08_076822

Fault detector JLP01_08_076822
NORFOLK. A worker walking along a section of the Fens gas pipeline, operating a holiday detector to check that the pipe is properly sealed with no faults in the wrapping around the pipe

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Gas pipeline JLP01_08_076811

Gas pipeline JLP01_08_076811
NORFOLK. A view of the Fens gas pipeline, showing protective canopies located at joints along the pipe where sub welds were carried out

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Stringer bead weld JLP01_08_076809

Stringer bead weld JLP01_08_076809
NORFOLK. A team of men working on the lining up operation of the Fens gas pipeline, showing a welder carrying out a stringer bead weld on a joint between two pipes

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pneumatic clamp JLP01_10_09124

Pneumatic clamp JLP01_10_09124
LINCOLNSHIRE. A team of men joining two steel pipes together on the Martin pipeline, showing the internal pneumatic clamp for locking the pipes together

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipeline installation JLP01_10_09476

Pipeline installation JLP01_10_09476
LINCOLNSHIRE. A view of the installation of the Martin pipeline, showing two protective canopies being lowered into position so that welding can be carried out

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Welding JLP01_10_09121a

Welding JLP01_10_09121a
LINCOLNSHIRE. A team of welders working on the Martin pipeline, operating an automatic hot pass welding bug. The Martin gas pipeline was installed in 1981 by Laing Industrial Engineering

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipeline JLP01_10_03787

Pipeline JLP01_10_03787
CUMBRIA. A helicopter flying over a row of Caterpillar pipelayers during the installation of the Brampton pipeline. In 1975

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Pipeline JLP01_09_752704

Pipeline JLP01_09_752704
CUMBRIA. A view of pipelaying equipment lowering the Brampton pipeline into a trench. In 1975, Laing Pipelines laid the Brampton gas pipeline between Longtown near Carlisle to the east of Bishop

Background imageGas Supply Collection: Fens gas pipeline JLP01_08_077175

Fens gas pipeline JLP01_08_077175
CAMBRIDGESHIRE. A view of the Fens gas pipeline during installation from across the Great Ouse Relief Channel, showing a dredging tractor owned by The Dredging & Construction Co Ltd in


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