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M6 Motorway   Views: 277
M6 Construction 15-08-1963.(Preston-Lancaster section)   Comments: 2
Photo: Barrie   Item #: 31421  
 
M6 Construction 15-08-1963.(Preston-Lancaster section)

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  Taken at Bilsborrow- Muckshifting using D8 & scraper box,Cat D9 pusher,TS 24 motor scraper.These guys would have left Wigan on the 6 am works bus up to Bilsborrow and started work. At that time it was a 6 day week working with plant fitters/mechanics working on the Sunday.I cannot put names to those in the photo.  

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Comments by Broady, 11th August 2019  
Great photo’s Barrie. Is it OK for me to post them on the McAlpine Facebook page?

Comments by Barrie, 12th August 2019  
Broady, Hi, No objection as per last time.I sometimes"dip" into it and see comments about people I met or knew back in the early 60's.It was a hard life at times but looking back through my personal diaries I realize I had some good mentors then even if I didn't know it at the time.

 
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