NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. A Pickfords low loader transporting a W90 walking dragline excavator to Whitley Bay opencast coal site.
This photograph is part of a batch showing a Ransome Rapier W90 walking dragline excavator being transported through the streets of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. It was on a 280 mile journey from one Laing contract at Carrington Coppice opencast coal mine in Derbyshire to another at Whitley Bay opencast coal mine
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