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100 Years of Clay Winning Machinery Part Two 1950 and on by Bill Huxley

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This second volume covers the next 50 years of clay digging. It shows some aerial ropeways and light railways still in use, being fed by older face shovels, but also moves onto scrapers, dump trucks and the operation of loaders and traxcavators.

Other machines of interest includes Rapier W90 walking draglines, and medium sized bucket wheel excavators. It also describes what was the largest brickworks in the world, who's 3,000,000 bricks per week required 45 to 50,000 tons of clay a week, which was dug with a minimum of three 6 cubic yard capacity W150 walking draglines that ded a mile long conveyor belt.

Code No. 012582, 41 pages, $26.50

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Earthmoving & Construction  
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