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by donbuz
Sat Jun 21, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: Merrimans Scrapers
Replies: 26
Views: 6815

Re: Merrimans Scrapers

modelman093 wrote:A few Mrriman pics from around 1966 - Raglan by-pass. Have some more but will have to convert to format compatible with the forum. Plus a couple of Blackwell's for good measure!

i worked on that job for merrimans
by donbuz
Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Dumpers
Topic: insurance
Replies: 16
Views: 1819

Re: insurance

todd5 wrote:Cherished from Farnham do mine. Michael Chamberlain is the man. £50 a year.

my 99 freelander only cost £140 at cherished
by donbuz
Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Accidents and Bogged in machines
Topic: No idea who this happened
Replies: 6
Views: 1488

Re: No idea who this happened

dropped out of a plane?
by donbuz
Thu Jun 06, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: Misc earthmoving equipment
Topic: The way we were
Replies: 409
Views: 54764

Re: The way we were

usedjcbdave wrote:From 1965 a JCB 7 excavator, the first that JCB manufactured.

i worked on1 at dowsett on the m1 at barnsley and on the skelmersdale by pass, the driver was ken waite
by donbuz
Wed May 29, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Happy Birthday Nick
Replies: 9
Views: 921

Re: Happy Birthday Nick

Site Admin wrote:Oh, I am late!
Happy belated Nick!

happy birthday nick from me n mitzi
by donbuz
Sat May 18, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: Companies
Topic: Dowsett/ RM Douglas
Replies: 49
Views: 12096

Re: Dowsett/ RM Douglas

Hi Tony (Dowsett Boy) Who was your plant manager? I worked with a few, Charlie Robinson, George Rollins and 5years with Bill Smith, who was the only bloke I know who would get changed, then get washed and shaved. Regards Pete i worked with all 3 on m1 rotherham barnsley and bill smith on skelmersda...
by donbuz
Sun Apr 28, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: Dozers
Topic: Terex 8260
Replies: 10
Views: 1620

Re: Terex 8260

we had a new 82-80 at dowsett on the skelmersdale by pass in 1968/69
by donbuz
Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Rail Plant Equipment
Topic: Track renewal 1956
Replies: 9
Views: 2184

Re: Track renewal 1956

Cracking video fair play Martin, not a HV vest, hard hat, pair of gloves, safety glasses or HSEQ Person in sight, the good old days and they probably met in the pub beforehand! And for dinner! Ian hi martyn i live at maltby s667qb i often hear the freigtliners going up past our estate .in 1947 bad ...
by donbuz
Fri Jan 11, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Scrapers
Topic: Merrimans Scrapers
Replies: 26
Views: 6815

Re: Merrimans Scrapers

i worked on raglan bypass for merrimans with some maltby lads and joe and charlie green i had a black morris minor
by donbuz
Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: Companies
Topic: Dowsett/ RM Douglas
Replies: 49
Views: 12096

Re: Dowsett/ RM Douglas

modelman093 wrote:From a different era - Dowsetts had some Vickers Vigors and Onions boxes on the original section of the M1.

we had vickers vigor tractors on m1 at dowsett aston tinsley section (sheffield) remember me and ian schofield doing head gasket rolls 6cfnl ,don burrows

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