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Sir Alfred McAlpine

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Re: Sir Alfred McAlpine

Post #11 by jcb4cx » Sun Jan 13, 2013 11:12 am

KWDLDK wrote:Cant remember his son name myself but on the M60 job he had the nick name of golden levers


was he good or was it because of "who" he was :lol:
every village has one , is yours missing you


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Re: Sir Alfred McAlpine

Post #12 by Baker » Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:48 pm

KWDLDK wrote:Cant remember his son name myself but on the M60 job he had the nick name of golden levers

Was his name dave?


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Re: Sir Alfred McAlpine

Post #13 by CATD10T » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:27 pm

Yes, his name was Dave.
I worked with him on BNRR before we took the 631 over to Jamaica.
MG.


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Re: Sir Alfred McAlpine

Post #14 by KWDLDK » Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:47 am

Dave thats right not a bad skin


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Re: Sir Alfred McAlpine

Post #15 by KWDLDK » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:24 am

Heres my list of the best works managers, the Quinns, Pincher Harrington, Joe BReen,Gerry O










Here we go the Quinn brothers, Joe Breen, Pincher Harrington, Gerry O"Leary, Terry Devers, Packie McGettigan, Stanton,Creaby, Jestin, Bill Fencote, Gaffney, Mick Mee( went to Rhodesia and sorted the pipeline job out that would have bust Macs at the time)Buckley brothers Mick Masterson, the other Masterson, Gill, MacGibbon, Darkie Flynn, Gormley,Diamond, Joe Kelly, Hazell, Bill Atkinson, Wrennalls




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Re: Sir Alfred McAlpine

Post #16 by KWDLDK » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:26 am

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Re: Sir Alfred McAlpine

Post #17 by Baker » Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:04 pm

KWDLDK wrote:Best Steam Boss, Kieran Delaney
Aye good skin was on the M60 with him spent many an hour in church with him


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Re: Sir Alfred McAlpine

Post #18 by egnsean » Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:00 pm

I remember Johnny Stanton and his hoppo Mcknight, bloody hard task masters they were too...


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Re: Sir Alfred McAlpine

Post #19 by egnsean » Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:59 pm

Dose anyone remember a Macs ganger Martin Egan he worked for them for about 20yrs mostly north west?


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Re: Sir Alfred McAlpine

Post #20 by Kenneth Johnstone » Fri Sep 20, 2013 11:09 pm

I worked as greaser at Penrith by-pass 1966/68 With the 4 electric start 657s scrapers.Norman Kenyon was plant manager, & under study was Dave Garbutt. Fitter with scrapers was Alan Wheeler from Bristol area. Operators were no 6 John Ashton,no7 Yigg ?Brummie lad. No 8 John Mc Gowan ( who later owned pub in Preston area),& no9 Len Pugh. D9 pusher was (wimpy)/Les Kidd.? His young brother Frank was fitter also. M/shifting slashers were Brendan& Noel O Conners. Section foremen were Des diamond, Pat Murphy, Ted Whittall & Danny Brennan.


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