The first move shows Stanier Pacific No 46235 ‘City of Birmingham’ arriving and being offloaded at the Birmingham Museum of Science and Industry in 1966. The locomotive weighed 98 tons and it’s tender weighed 34 tons.
Wynns’ Pacific 196 ‘Helpmate’ was the only Wynns tractor to have a fully lined livery and is shown at Vicker’s in Barrow-in Furness moving ship’s boilers destined for the P&O liner ‘Oriana’.
Bonneted Guy Invincible is shown moving a VC 10 nose section through the outskirts of London. These sections were brought from Preston Docks to the British Aircraft Corporation at Weybridge on a specially lengthened low loader with a well length of just over 53ft.
A Scammell Highwayman and a Guy Invincible are shown moving 100ft concete beams from Mill Street railway sidings. These beams were for use in the construction of the Coldra Viaduct. A partial collapse of the viaduct during it’s construction resulted in Wynns having to remove damaged beams to a nearby quarry. The unusual method of unloading these damaged beams was captured on film. There are many more moves before the final item.
The final item is a 13 minute film narrated by Percy Wynn O.B.E. showing the first loading of the roll on/ roll off vessel ‘Aberthaw Fisher’ with a 215 ton transformer and a 220 ton stator.
- Running time 60 mins approx
- PAL DVD