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    Posted 9 years ago

    RonM
    (123 items)

    This sits next to an old railroad siding in the city of Chester Pa.Its two blocks from where the old Sun Ship Building and Drydock Company was located.It has two handles so that it can be cranked from either side. I guess they used it for lifting railway wheels.

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    Comments

    1. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 9 years ago
      Cool Pics Ron !!
    2. RonM RonM, 9 years ago
      Thank you Dan,Hedgewalker, Manikin, Bellin, Packrat-place, and olecaclockman47.
    3. RonM RonM, 9 years ago
      Thanks Phil,if I get down that way again I'll shoot some more pics and keep the trucks out. I get a little nervous in that neighborhood,its two blocks from Murder's Row.
    4. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 9 years ago
      I can't imagine cranking this all day.
    5. RonM RonM, 9 years ago
      fhrjr2.you wouldn't have to crank it all day if you were on the night shift
    6. wreck2352, 8 years ago
      I saw this in person today, I am up in pa for the holiday its just great I would love to buy this. I will try to get some up close photos hopfully a manufacture stamp. I guy who crank this must have been giant.
    7. RonM RonM, 8 years ago
      Glad you enjoyed my pictures Wreck

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