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Moving the earth Metal Print Collection

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Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: The cooling water tunnel JLP01_01_078_01

The cooling water tunnel JLP01_01_078_01
BERKELEY POWER STATION, BERKELEY, HAM AND STONE, STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Two workers cleaning the face of the excavation for the cooling water tunnel during the construction of Berkeley Nuclear

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Moving the earth JLP01_10_00113

Moving the earth JLP01_10_00113
John Laing excavators and other plant at work during the construction of the M1 motorway. Photographed 1958-9

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print 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 imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Excavators and dump trucks JLP01_01_074_36

Excavators and dump trucks JLP01_01_074_36
BERKELEY POWER STATION, BERKELEY, HAM AND STONE, STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. 43 RB excavators and 15 ton dump trucks carrying out the excavation for the reactor during the construction of Berkeley

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Corbridge Excavations FL00667_02_002

Corbridge Excavations FL00667_02_002
Corbridge Roman Fort, Corbridge, Northumberland. Excavations in progress in 1909 showing three men digging

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print 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 imageMoving the earth Metal Print 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 imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Excavation JLP01_01_172_067

Excavation JLP01_01_172_067
M6 Motorway, M6, Stafford, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Stafford By-pass on the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: M6 construction Madeley Heath JLP01_01_165_76

M6 construction Madeley Heath JLP01_01_165_76
M6 Motorway, M6, Madeley, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), looking south-east at Waltons Wood near Madeley Heath

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: M6 construction Madeley Heath JLP01_01_165_58

M6 construction Madeley Heath JLP01_01_165_58
M6 Motorway, M6, Madeley, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), looking north-west at Waltons Wood near Madeley Heath

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Keele cutting JLP01_08_059934

Keele cutting JLP01_08_059934
M6 Motorway, M6, Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Second Severn Crossing groundworks JLP01_20_021_16_20

Second Severn Crossing groundworks JLP01_20_021_16_20
A view of progress on the construction of the Second Severn Crossing, showing a Komatsu excavator working in the River Severn, and a recently installed concrete caisson behind

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Opencast mining JLP01_08_000355

Opencast mining JLP01_08_000355
A view of an unidentified opencast coal mine with Laing excavators extracting coal in the foreground. This image was catalogued as part of the Breaking New Ground Project in partnership with the John

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Pile cap trenches JLP01_08_043769

Pile cap trenches JLP01_08_043769
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. A man digging in the pile cap trench on the construction site of Coventry Cathedral, with a stone coffin behind him protruding into the trench

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Carringtons Coppice Opencast Colliery JLP01_08_001293

Carringtons Coppice Opencast Colliery JLP01_08_001293
CARRINGTONs COPPICE OPENCAST COLLIERY, SMALLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE. A small team of men at work in the opencast mine at Carringtons Coppice as an excavator looms overhead

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Ecavating Reactor 2 JLP01_01_074_07

Ecavating Reactor 2 JLP01_01_074_07
BERKELEY POWER STATION, BERKELEY, HAM AND STONE, STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A view showing progress on the excavation of Reactor No.2 during the construction of Berkeley Nuclear Power Station

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Excavators and dump trucks JLP01_01_080_75

Excavators and dump trucks JLP01_01_080_75
BERKELEY POWER STATION, BERKELEY, HAM AND STONE, STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. A view of earth-moving vehicles carrying out excavation work during the construction of Berkeley Nuclear Power Station

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Road building MOT01_01_34

Road building MOT01_01_34
Coast Road, Horden, County Durham. A group of workmen beside a Ruston excavator loading earth into wagons on a track, during the construction of Coast Road

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Antler tool J010076

Antler tool J010076
SILBURY HILL, Avebury, Wiltshire. Antler tine tool from May 2001 excavations

Background imageMoving the earth Metal Print Collection: Limehouse Basin lat01_001_02

Limehouse Basin lat01_001_02
Limehouse Basin, Tower Hamlets, London. Construction of the expanded Limehouse Basin in May 1869. Photographic print by Lucas and Tuck showing details of the work


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