Large powered steam hammer, Grangemouth Dockyard

Maker
1. Grangemouth Dockyard Co Ltd
2. Unknown
Production date
1970s
Description
The hammer has a large vertical cylinder and a hammer head at the bottom of a piston. To the left is a smaller hammer and gas cylinders on a bogey for an oxy-acetylene torch and to the right, a crane. There is a poster of a male singer in a white tuxedo. Steam hammer made by R G Ross & Son of Glasgow
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Production date
1970s
Subject notes
Grangemouth Dockyard Co built ships from 1885 until 1972. Ships were launched into the River Carron from a site lying between the river and the Forth and Clyde Canal.
Accession number
P09334

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