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Nicks Blog | More Wimpey Memories (Wimpey Mining)

Post #1 by RSS Bot » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:56 pm

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Former Wimpey employee and Digger blog reader Brian Morgan, has requested more photos of Wimpey kit in action, so I have dug deep into the blog archives and found some shots of Wimpey’s impressive mining kit at work in South Wales.

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Post #2 by FOWLER MAN » Mon Feb 28, 2011 12:37 am

Hi Nick,
I haven't worked our how to get photos to your blog, so here are a few more Wimpey Mining photos.
The dragline is a Marion 7500 walker, capacity 17 cu. yd.
Fred
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Post #3 by shaun.monaghan » Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:08 pm

hello nick have you any more pictures of the chapmans wells occs as been trying to find picturtes of the site as my dad was gf there before dying in 86 thanks shaun monagha


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Post #4 by Nick Drew » Mon Oct 28, 2013 9:07 pm

shaun.monaghan wrote:hello nick have you any more pictures of the chapmans wells occs as been trying to find picturtes of the site as my dad was gf there before dying in 86 thanks shaun monagha


Hi Shaun,

Sadly I that is the lot at the moment, always on the lookout for more though, its amazing how interested people are in the great days of Wimpey !

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Post #5 by Ian Fletcher1970 » Mon Oct 28, 2013 9:23 pm

An Ex Wimpey 195B working at Bleak House OCCS in 2000 after Miller Mining had taken over Wimpey's mining division.
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