Railway crane, 1905

Railway crane, 1905

Title: Railway crane, 1905

Date: 1905-11-13

Place: Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England

Description: Great Northern Railway crane mounted on a wagon at Doncaster works, 13 November 1905. The hand-operated crane was used in the event of breakdowns, accidents and derailments. The crane's jib was supported on an accompanying match truck during rail journeys.

Our reference: 1997-7396_DON_1071

Collection: Doncaster photos

Background: BR Warflat