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dick hampton scrabers in the 70 tis

Post #1 by danish bacon » Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:21 pm

ho folks here is som old photos from stoke on the a 500 stoke and the 637 is on THE M5 THORNTON HAMPSHIRE MINE is the one whit push and pull lol verner :rockon:


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Post #2 by danish bacon » Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:26 pm

sorry forgot to put photos in other one :lol: :arrrrgh:
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Post #3 by Site Admin » Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:28 pm

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Post #4 by Neversweat » Sun Mar 21, 2010 7:26 pm

Great pics Verner :thumbup:

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Post #5 by jcb4cx » Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:25 pm

nice pictures ,did you know barry thornhill one of hamptons fitters
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Post #6 by FOWLER MAN » Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:08 am

Great old photos.Verner, thanks for sharing them with us. :thumbup: Seeing the number plates on the scrapers :think: is a reminder of how we used to tramp the roads with the things.(TheGood Old Days) :lol:
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Post #7 by kingfisher_61 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:56 pm

danish bacon wrote:ho folks here is som old photos from stoke on the a 500 stoke and the 637 is on THE M5 THORNTON HAMPSHIRE MINE is the one whit push and pull lol verner :rockon:


gr8 pics, did ya know Dave Southall ( SACKUM) ?, he worked for dick hampton for years, in fact he settled in stoke in the late 70s

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Post #8 by bigrus » Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:36 pm

No-one thought to fit a mirror on scrapers in the early days. Might have saved a few twisted necks too.
Good to see some old pics.
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Post #9 by muckshifter 631c » Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:51 pm

worked with dave southall in the 80's at wigan,great bloke,will post photo,s later
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