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Winstanley Park-TS24 No.6   Comments: 4
Photo: Barrie   Item #: 29001  
 
Winstanley Park-TS24 No.6
 
  Machine is excavating material to form the cutting. McAlpines Working Ganger (Known as Johnny "the Pole"). I think this was his section that stretched to Orrell.  

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Comments by Broady, 7th February 2017  
I am told it is Johnny Kozlowski.

Comments by trewyth, 8th February 2017  
Looks like they are stripping topsoil. D9 at the rear?

Comments by Barrie, 8th February 2017  
Thanks for that Broady, as a junior engineer in those days we just knew people by their first names. I was told informed that he came over during the war and then stayed.

Comments by Broady, 8th February 2017  
Not sure on the D9 as I have been told Macs only got their first ones 1964/65.

 
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