Oddball

Friends of St. Aidan's BE1150 Dragline
Future Programme



2014 Dragline Open Days

Come and see the largest preserved walking dragline excavator in Western Europe!

  • Sit in the driver's seat.
  • Have a look round inside.
  • See the 25 cubic yard bucket
  • Working models, DVDs and displays

St.Aidan's opencast coal site, Swillington, Leeds. (Signposted)

Grid Ref. SE 398 287 - Postcode LS26 8AL

See 2014 Future Programme below for dates

14:00 - 16:00

Admission Free


Future Programme 2014

Saturday 29th March: Machine Preparation Day and AGM. Preparation from 10:00, AGM at 13:00 in the Substation.

Saturday 12th April: April Open Day 14:00 - 16:00

Saturday 14th June: June Open Day 14:00 - 16:00

Saturday & Sunday 13th & 14th September: Heritage Open days 14:00 - 16:00


* For all Working Parties:

Bring sandwiches & drinks, protective clothing (hard hat, high visibility vest & boots) and simple cleaning and gardening tools.

Some vests are available for loan.

Contact Chairman Paul Thompson if you need more information.


Contacts:
Friends of St. Aidan's BE1150 Dragline (affiliated to the Vintage Excavator Trust),
Chairman: Paul C Thompson
Treasurer: John Hopkinson
Membership: Secretary Dave Weedon
Newsletter Deputy Editor: Dr. Ivor J. Brown, 95 Manygates Lane, Sandal, Wakefield, WF2 7DL.


Whilst you are here, why not visitI.A.Recordings LogoI.A.Recordings Web site, which includes details of a DVD compilation featuring 'Oddball' and other draglines?

Last Updated: 20/03/2014