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Dec 31, 2009 18:52 |  #1

Some of the gearing from a very old crane! Taken at Cockatoo Island Dockyard, Sydney AU.


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Dec 31, 2009 21:00 |  #2

I love stuff like this. Was it still in working order? Got a pic of the whole crane? :)


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Dec 31, 2009 21:26 |  #3

As requested, here is a couple more! If you like this type of photography, Cockatoo Island is a gold mine of old cranes.


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Dec 31, 2009 21:35 |  #4

Returned to working condition? It actually had a working steam engine on that? It's good that they keep that old stuff up though. :)


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Dec 31, 2009 21:39 |  #5

No, I didnt see the steam engine attached to it? Here is one I liked out of the 400 odd I took!


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Dec 31, 2009 22:29 |  #6

I've worked and been around big cranes all my working life, and spent years in construction, running dozers and other heavy equipment. There is just something about it that's hard to describe. :)


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Dec 31, 2009 22:32 |  #7

Feel free to add some pics of the types of equipment you have used!


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Dec 31, 2009 22:44 |  #8

I would, but the only ones I have are on film and haven't survived all my moves. :)


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