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Yanky Iron Fix II 05 Jun 2017 06:34 #183565

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Yep that didn't take long. I guess wen I said Alaska that was a give away... pretty cool though - it was last used in the 70s and they just dropped everything and left. It's all still I'm working order and just sitting there for anyone to climb about in and explore. There's an old bloke in town who claims with a couple of blokes he'd have it operational in a day. They move it with four dozers (one pictured earlier). It was brought in in pieces on dog sleds in the 20s

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Yanky Iron Fix II 05 Jun 2017 07:50 #183566

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Yep, the dredge looks good.

Almost as good as the one at El Dorado in Victoria. Made, I am told, from Ex WW11 Army surplus vehicle parts.
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!

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Yanky Iron Fix II 10 Jun 2017 00:34 #183762

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Yanky Iron Fix II 01 Jul 2017 19:10 #184475

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Not really a yanky but just across the border is were it was hatched

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Yanky Iron Fix II 04 Jul 2017 10:49 #184570

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Yep, the dredge looks good.

Almost as good as the one at El Dorado in Victoria. Made, I am told, from Ex WW11 Army surplus vehicle parts.


Eldorado dredge was built in 1936.

I know someone who would kill for that straight aluminium K100 bumper, Paul posted
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Yanky Iron Fix II 04 Jul 2017 20:28 #184592

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There is another complete dredge and drag line sitting in the now drained swamp just out of Maldon on the Bendigo road. Was still working when I moved here 30 years ago. Should look up a photo. And while on the topic, wife's grandfather used to build dredges around Buckland valley and the Son went on tin dredge mining in Indonesia. War got in the way. Often wondered if the son had a part in Eldorado dredge.
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Yanky Iron Fix II 05 Jul 2017 15:22 #184613

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Certainly impressive when you walk on board it.
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Yanky Iron Fix II 11 Jul 2017 22:58 #184880

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Something from Israel (pic from the Levinson Bros (Israeli Autocar, White and Cummins agents) archives) :)

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Yanky Iron Fix II 29 Jul 2017 12:51 #185423

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Yanky Iron Fix II 02 Aug 2017 17:41 #185573

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A few from Israel. The KW is still at work (pic by Itay Mekaiten), The Freightliner is probably no longer among the living or is in Palestine or some other Arab country. It was an "overload special" order for Israel with rock hard spring suspension - those were known have GVWs which would have put you in jail in the US or Oz but that was Israel in the late 80s, lol.


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