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The Sundew Story incorporating The Great Walk by Roy Dean

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The Sundew Story - The Great Walk" which relates the history of the Ransomes and Rapier dragline which "walked" the 13 miles from Exton Park to Corby in the 1970's.

It covers the carefully planning needed to follow the contours of the land so as to minimise the grades and cross fall. And to arrange the 6,600 volts mains power needed to operate the machine.

Specifications: W1400 dragline, made in 1956, Ward Leonard electrical control, 282 foot boom, 20 cubic yard bucket, 52 ton working load, working weight 1,675 tons.

Code No. 015004, 32 pages, ISBN 0950672351, $11.00

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Earthmoving & Construction  
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