"Grangemouth Docks. Loading coal - two hoists to each steamer"

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Pre May 1907
Description
View of two ships, both with engines and bridge house amidships. There are two coal hoists beside each.
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Production date
Pre May 1907
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Subject notes
The hydraulic hoists could lift 32 tonnes and empty 50 railway wagons per hour. The wagons once emptied ran down a gradient to form into a train. Electricity powered the hoists, cranes, hydraulic rams and capstans and lighting.

FROM GRANGEMOUTH HARBOUR AND DOCKS(A10.142)
Accession number
P14431

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