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Reed transport garage staff Wigan dept
Reed transport garage staff Wigan dept
Photo: Bill parr
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Item #: 474
This photo from the late 60s shows some of the fitters and
Area fleet Manager Jimmy Myler with a rebuilt Foden following an accident now converted into a site tug master
This foden had done many thousands of miles on night trunking and day time shunting
Bill parr

Comment by: Dougie on 22nd March 2018 at 20:28

Blast from the past that photo I remember it well, still see Brian Brown in the club

Comment by: Derek Bannister on 10th April 2018 at 07:10

Is that Joe Leach second from the left?

Comment by: Bill parr on 10th April 2018 at 16:21

Hi Derek
The person is Kieth Claxton
Bill Parr

Comment by: Bri Stanley on 6th July 2022 at 14:55

I used to shunt with when tipping reels

Comment by: Brian Stanley on 5th October 2022 at 16:52

That was 70s I use to shunt with it when uploading reels and sheeting waste
Retired now

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