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Machinery Collection

Background imageMachinery Collection: Cyclops Works, Sheffield BL22301_010

Cyclops Works, Sheffield BL22301_010
Cammell Lairds Cyclops Ordnance Steel Tyre and Spring Works in Grimesthorpe, Sheffield. Men at work in the fettling shop, with huge components for ships

Background imageMachinery Collection: Steel production, Barnsley BL22301_002

Steel production, Barnsley BL22301_002
Cammell Laird & Co, Penistone. Men at work in Cammell Lairds bessemer department, producing steel from pig iron. One of a series of photographs of Cammell Laird works. Bedford Lemere. August 1913

Background imageMachinery 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 imageMachinery 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 imageMachinery 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 imageMachinery Collection: Truck-mounted cranes JLP01_08_090873

Truck-mounted cranes JLP01_08_090873
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. Three truck-mounted cranes hired from Elstree Plant lined up on the site of the Isle of Grain Power Station

Background imageMachinery Collection: Delivering a dragline excavator JLP01_08_001556

Delivering a dragline excavator JLP01_08_001556
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. A Pickfords low loader transporting a W90 walking dragline excavator to Whitley Bay opencast coal site

Background imageMachinery Collection: Scaffolding DP092099

Scaffolding DP092099
Westminster Abbey, Chapter House, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London. General view looking up at silhouetted scaffolding against the wall of the Chapter House during restoration

Background imageMachinery Collection: Piling foundations JLP01_01_167_38

Piling foundations JLP01_01_167_38
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Foundation work in progress for the Crude Distillation Unit at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageMachinery Collection: Green End Farm MCF01_02_0559

Green End Farm MCF01_02_0559
Green End Farm, Green End, Radnage, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Barns and a horse drawn hay rake at Green End Farm

Background imageMachinery Collection: Crane DP092097

Crane DP092097
Westminster Abbey, Chapter House, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London. General view of a construction crane against the skyline during restoration of the Chapter House

Background imageMachinery Collection: Transporter crane JLP01_10_05146a

Transporter crane JLP01_10_05146a
WESTWAY FLYOVER, A40, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. The transporter crane lowering a deck unit of the Westway Flyover into place as it spans the railway near Westbourne Park Station

Background imageMachinery Collection: Transporter crane JLP01_10_00447

Transporter crane JLP01_10_00447
WESTWAY FLYOVER, A40, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. The transporter crane lowering a deck unit of the Westway Flyover into place as it spans Great Western Road

Background imageMachinery Collection: Radiography controls JLP01_08_069288

Radiography controls JLP01_08_069288
West Cumberland Hospital, Homewood Road, Homewood, Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria. An x-ray room in the radiography department at West Cumberland Hospital showing the control booth

Background imageMachinery Collection: Platform lift JLP01_09_920288

Platform lift JLP01_09_920288
Vintners Place, Upper Thames Street, Queenhithe, City of London. A platform lift in the corridor leading to the galleria at Vintners Place

Background imageMachinery Collection: Perimeter JLP01_09_900349

Perimeter JLP01_09_900349
Vintners Place, Upper Thames Street, Queenhithe, City of London. A worker standing in front of the steel casing being driven into a bored pile at the Vintners Place construction site

Background imageMachinery Collection: Pile boring rig JLP01_09_900214

Pile boring rig JLP01_09_900214
Vintners Place, Upper Thames Street, Queenhithe, City of London. A pile boring rig in use at the Vintners Place construction site

Background imageMachinery Collection: Pile boring rig JLP01_09_900053

Pile boring rig JLP01_09_900053
Vintners Place, Upper Thames Street, Queenhithe, City of London. An excavator crane and a pile boring rig in use at the Vintners Place construction site

Background imageMachinery Collection: Piling JLP01_09_803281

Piling JLP01_09_803281
Unity House, Euston Road, Camden, Greater London. A Ruston Bucyrus 400SC driving expanded pile foundations during the construction of Unity House

Background imageMachinery Collection: Assembling steel frame JLP01_11_63516_05

Assembling steel frame JLP01_11_63516_05
Stakis London Metropole Hotel, Edgware Road, City of Westminster, Greater London. A view from the base of a large crane during the construction of the steel frame of the extension to the Stakis

Background imageMachinery Collection: Drilling rig JLP01_08_066854a

Drilling rig JLP01_08_066854a
St Pauls Cathedral, St Pauls Churchyard, City of London. A McKinney DAG 60 drilling rig in operation during the construction of the Paternoster development

Background imageMachinery Collection: Tower cranes JLP01_08_085119

Tower cranes JLP01_08_085119
ST THOMAS HOSPITAL, LAMBETH PALACE ROAD, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. Cranes at St Thomas Hospital during the construction of new blocks

Background imageMachinery Collection: Drilling rig JLP01_08_061509

Drilling rig JLP01_08_061509
SEVERN BRIDGE, M48, AUST, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Laing workers using a truck-mounted drilling rig on the temporary pontoons at the site of the foundations for the Beachley tower of the Severn Bridge

Background imageMachinery Collection: Textile factory JLP01_08_044898

Textile factory JLP01_08_044898
PATONS AND BALDWINS KNITTING FACTORY, LINGFIELD CLOSE, DARLINGTON. Two women working machinery in the spinning shed at Patons and Baldwins knitting factory

Background imageMachinery Collection: Textile factory JLP01_08_044897

Textile factory JLP01_08_044897
PATONS AND BALDWINS KNITTING FACTORY, LINGFIELD CLOSE, DARLINGTON. Rows of spinning machinery in the spinning shed at Patons and Baldwins knitting factory

Background imageMachinery Collection: Derrick cranes JLP01_01_007_21

Derrick cranes JLP01_01_007_21
FILTON AIRFIELD, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE. An aerial view showing derrick cranes and a concrete batching plant amid heaps of aggregate at Filton Airfield, during the construction of a new runway

Background imageMachinery Collection: Compacting machinery JLP01_01_006_44

Compacting machinery JLP01_01_006_44
FILTON AIRFIELD, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A 10 ton rubber tyred wobble wheel roller, pulled by a caterpillar tractor, compacting ground during the construction of a new runway at Filton Airfield

Background imageMachinery Collection: Sheepsfoot roller JLP01_01_006_42

Sheepsfoot roller JLP01_01_006_42
FILTON AIRFIELD, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A sheepsfoot roller carrying out compaction work during the construction of the runway at Filton

Background imageMachinery Collection: Refuelling JLP01_01_004_73

Refuelling JLP01_01_004_73
FILTON AIRFIELD, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A Laing face shovel excavator refuelling from a 750 gallon tanker at Filton Airfield during the construction of a new runway

Background imageMachinery Collection: Waste metal DP086001

Waste metal DP086001
EMR Swindon Scrap Metal Yard, Gipsy Lane, Swindon. General view of the scrap yard, with a material handling machine at work on top of a pile of waste metal and scrapped vehicles

Background imageMachinery Collection: Angle grader JLP01_08_081817

Angle grader JLP01_08_081817
SOUTH LAKELAND, CUMBRIA. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge, showing an angle grader at work on the motorway with a Laing worker standing at the controls

Background imageMachinery Collection: Earthmoving JLP01_08_069478

Earthmoving JLP01_08_069478
South Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Midland Link Motorway, between Junction 13 and Junction 11 of the M6, showing earthmoving vehicles working on a section of the motorway

Background imageMachinery Collection: Chipping spreader JLP01_08_063668

Chipping spreader JLP01_08_063668
STAFFORDSHIRE. A close-up of a chipping spreader in operation during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Subsurfacing JLP01_08_062547

Subsurfacing JLP01_08_062547
Stafford, Staffordshire. " A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers laying a concrete bound granular base course on Section B of

Background imageMachinery Collection: Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060686

Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060686
Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers laying dry lean concrete to the north of the Section B office

Background imageMachinery Collection: Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060685

Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060685
Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers laying dry lean concrete to the north of the Section B office

Background imageMachinery Collection: Excavator and dump truck JLP01_08_059930

Excavator and dump truck JLP01_08_059930
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of excavations being carried out on the route of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a excavator loading a dump truck with excavated material

Background imageMachinery Collection: Narrow gauge JLP01_08_059840

Narrow gauge JLP01_08_059840
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of the construction of a structure, probably on Section B of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing an engine on a narrow gauge railway

Background imageMachinery Collection: Compacting JLP01_01_172_141

Compacting JLP01_01_172_141
STAFFORDSHIRE. A worker driving a Stothert & Pitt Vibroll 32R Mk1 machine, a vibrating roller used to compact roads, seen during the construction of the Staffordshire section of the Birmingham to

Background imageMachinery Collection: Marginal haunches JLP01_01_172_037

Marginal haunches JLP01_01_172_037
Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of marginal haunches on Section B of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6) at chainage 3, 000 of the southbound carriageway

Background imageMachinery Collection: Reshaping the land JLP01_08_008795

Reshaping the land JLP01_08_008795
Whitley Bay Golf Course, Whitley Bay, NORTH TYNESIDE. A view of scrapers at work during the restoration of Whitley Bay Golf Course, following the completion of opencast mining on the site

Background imageMachinery Collection: Reshaping the land JLP01_08_008791

Reshaping the land JLP01_08_008791
Whitley Bay Golf Course, Whitley Bay, NORTH TYNESIDE. A view of scrapers at work on a spoil heap during the restoration of Whitley Bay Golf Course

Background imageMachinery Collection: Cold store JLP01_08_058799a

Cold store JLP01_08_058799a
WALLs ICE CREAM FACTORY, GLOUCESTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A man operating a forklift to move a crate of metal containers in the cold store of the Walls Ice Cream Factory

Background imageMachinery Collection: Skidding oil tanks JLP01_08_022844

Skidding oil tanks JLP01_08_022844
STANLOW OIL REFINERY, STANLOW, ELLESMERE PORT, CHESHIRE. An oil tank being skidded along tracks by two Caterpillar D8 tractors fitted with winches at Stanlow Oil Refinery

Background imageMachinery Collection: Low loader JLP01_08_001557

Low loader JLP01_08_001557
Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne. A Pickfords low loader transporting a W90 walking dragline excavator across the Tyne Bridge on its journey to Whitley Bay opencast coal site

Background imageMachinery Collection: Deck launch gantry JLP01_60010_03

Deck launch gantry JLP01_60010_03
Second Severn Crossing, M4 Motorway, New Passage, Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire. The deck units of the bridge on the Second Severn Crossing being installed by a specially designed

Background imageMachinery Collection: Bridge deck JLP01_60009_12

Bridge deck JLP01_60009_12
Second Severn Crossing, M4 Motorway, New Passage, Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire. A Blaw-Knox asphalt paver laying asphalt on the deck of the bridge during the construction of

Background imageMachinery Collection: Deck launch gantry JLP01_11_60006_03

Deck launch gantry JLP01_11_60006_03
Second Severn Crossing, M4 Motorway, New Passage, Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire. A view of bridge deck units being installed during the construction of the Second Severn Crossing



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