Hitachi EX1800


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Hitachi EX1800

Post #1 by matd32 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 6:13 pm

Some photos when I use to work on these, These were taken at Plenmellar OCCS Near Haltwhistle in Cumbria, A few years back now
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Re: Hitachi EX1800

Post #2 by lynchy » Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:10 pm

Nice pics mate,had those Barford adts?conveyor down for coal,was the Hitachi there because a Demag 'went over'?or is my memory wrong?

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Re: Hitachi EX1800

Post #3 by argie » Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:09 am

Nice photos! Are they Short Brothers units?
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Re: Hitachi EX1800

Post #4 by 68a » Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:58 pm

Had a D8 up there for nearly a year with Tommy McCullough.He bought it.Took one of those 785's for a load or two.I don't recall the big H.Two Demag 185's were the prime movers.Mowlem Mining I think.Ward Bros and Banks had D8,D9 kit.Lots of 245's with D400's and A35's did the first strip belonging to Levack around 1992.Was back up there around 1995

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Post #5 by Holger » Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:20 am

Nice photos! Thank you for sharing!
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Post #6 by lynchy » Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:18 pm

was up there bout 01/02 site being re instated,very remote,some great wildlife and birds of prey,yeah Mowlems site, had some Barford adts for coal hauling,had to use conveyor down to bardon mill for coal,saw big dumpers coming off site on low loaders tight fit on those roads!


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Re: Hitachi EX1800

Post #7 by matd32 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:57 pm

argie wrote:Nice photos! Are they Short Brothers units?
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Hi yes they were shorts old ones


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Post #8 by matd32 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:58 pm

68a wrote:Had a D8 up there for nearly a year with Tommy McCullough.He bought it.Took one of those 785's for a load or two.I don't recall the big H.Two Demag 185's were the prime movers.Mowlem Mining I think.Ward Bros and Banks had D8,D9 kit.Lots of 245's with D400's and A35's did the first strip belonging to Levack around 1992.Was back up there around 1995

we put them in there for the last part of the backfill


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Post #9 by matd32 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 4:00 pm

lynchy wrote:was up there bout 01/02 site being re instated,very remote,some great wildlife and birds of prey,yeah Mowlems site, had some Barford adts for coal hauling,had to use conveyor down to bardon mill for coal,saw big dumpers coming off site on low loaders tight fit on those roads!

yeah tight roads we had fun getting the low loaders up there tarmac was melting and wheels spinning, gcs johnsons took them in heavier lumps two units coupled together to get up top


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Re: Hitachi EX1800

Post #10 by matd32 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 4:00 pm

Site Admin wrote:Nice photos! Thank you for sharing!

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