Friends of St. Aidan's BE1150 Dragline
Please go to the official wesbite at www.walkingdragline.org

2015 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 20 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 2015 Future Programme below for dates

14:00 - 16:00

Admission Free

Future Programme 2015

Saturday 13th June: June Open Day 14:00 - 16:00

Saturday & Sunday 12th & 13th 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.

Friends of St. Aidan's BE1150 Dragline (affiliated to the Vintage Excavator Trust),
Chairman: Paul C Thompson
Treasurer: John Hopkinson
Secretary: Mary McNulty
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:03/06/2015