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Blaw Knox Pavers

Post #1 by Ian Fletcher1970 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:19 pm

Has anyone out there got any pictures of Blaw Knox pavers from the 70's working in conjunction with the Aveling Barford Master Paviour rollers and Bristowes chipspreader as I remember seeing these as a child.


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Post #2 by BulldozerD11 » Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:44 pm

Hi Ian im sure there are a couple of photos of Paving machines at work on here but canot remember which thread they are in.

I've posted a photo of a AB roller on here but were it is i'll have to think about were it was. :dizzy:

But here is one of an AB model GN at the Vintage excavator Trust Site in Cumbria.
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More photos of AB machines - http://tractors.wikia.com/wiki/Aveling_Barford

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Post #3 by 70's steve » Wed Jul 21, 2010 8:43 pm

hi all ,
great forum and look forward in reading / catching up , just a brief introduction , im looking for any infomation / pictures on pf 90 blaw knox's or any other bk's from the 60's upwards till present day , same with rollers / chipping machines , old burners , tractairs , etc , or even members who may or is still in the game , reason for this ,like so many others i used to go to work with my father when i was a kid, my dad operated the bk , and sometimes was on the roller , i remember sitting on the other chair on he's machine lol , getting wound up by he's work mates lol but looked after me , my father worked for Constable harts, Tarmac Roadstone (southern )ltd ,late 60's upto the 80's , having spells on Crowleys , Ringways , T E beach , and now J.B Riney all in london southest, i've worked along side him now since mid 90's ,and must say he's great lol , so again i'd be gratfull for any pictures , stories etc ,
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Post #4 by 70's steve » Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:56 pm

hi there,
hope you dont mind ,but i forgot to put some pictures up from when we was working for T.E Beach surfacing , and my dad on the chipper for Tarmac Roadstone in Ashford Kent ,
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Post #5 by Ian Fletcher1970 » Thu Jul 22, 2010 9:44 pm

Hi Steve,
Brilliant pictures :claphands: Thanks for posting
All the best

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Post #6 by 70's steve » Thu Jul 22, 2010 9:47 pm

thank you ian , though there is a few more to come , i've been looking hard recently and found few bits of film footage from the 70's ! even a late 50's film ,
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Post #7 by 70's steve » Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:54 pm

hi all,
some of you maybe interested in this youtube film , "road resurfacing in 1970's britain " very good film footage of a b/k pf 90 in think , with rollers ,
enjoy ! lol
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4hZFb7BGjQ


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Post #8 by Martyn Henley » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:11 pm

Hi Steve, welcome to CMN :thumbup:

I have to say the only experience i have of pavers is having 2 weeks on one years ago .... that was for CRG of Whitstable ... great job for a winters day :lol:

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Post #9 by Ian Fletcher1970 » Sun Jul 25, 2010 7:44 pm

70's steve wrote:hi all,
some of you maybe interested in this youtube film , "road resurfacing in 1970's britain " very good film footage of a b/k pf 90 in think , with rollers ,
enjoy ! lol
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4hZFb7BGjQ

Hi Steve,
Great film - looks like a Phoenix chipping spreader in the end clip.

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Post #10 by 70's steve » Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:44 pm

hi all ,
well 2 more bits of film footage for you , again taken in the 70's in london somewhere , again blaw knox , roller , and even a machine breaking up the old tarmac ,
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=73878 on this link there is 2 films
1. new road surface , 2 road repairs ,
enjoy ! :lol:


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