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Steam Roller

Percy James Hambly and Seam Roller

Does this steam roller still exists?

Steam Roller and gang including probably Percy James Hambly as a young man

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Derek Hambly, Liskeard, Cornwall, England.
Derek's grandfather, Percy James Hambly, is probably one of the workers in this photo

 

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   Steam Roller and gang including probably Percy James Hambly as a young man

 

Steam Roller

Old Photo

Thank you to Derek Hambly for sending me the photograph above of his grandfather, Percy James Hambly, with his steam roller.

Derek tells me that his grandfather was born in Bodmin, Cornwall and worked for Constable & Harts Co Ltd, a steamroller firm based in London.  He died around 1966.

Thank you to Derek for also sent me other photos of his grandfather working in Cornwall, including some taken on St Eval Airfield, Cornwall.

Acknowledgement:  Derek Hambly, Liskeard, Cornwall, England:  May 22, 2009

Here is another steam roller photo sent to me by Derek:

Steam Roller and gang including probably Percy James Hambly as a young man

Question

Derek wonders if the steam roller above has survived.  The registration number of the roller appears to be EJ9035 (or similar?)

Steam Roller in Edinburgh, 1960s

If can answer any of Derek's question and would like to contact him, please email me, then I'll pass on your message to him.

Thank you.  -  Peter Stubbs:  May 26, 2009

 

Answer

1.

Mark Fellows

Cornwall England

Thank you to Mark Fellows who wrote:

Scotland?

"The registration prefix of this roller is SJ.  This was tone of many Scottish prefixes.

I'll post a link on to the Traction Talk website and see if somebody can shed some useful information on the engine."

Mark Fellows, Cornwall, England:  May 28, 2009

I read the registration prefix on this roller as being 'EJ', but you may be right in interpreting it as 'SJ'.

Peter Stubbs:  May 29, 2009.

 

Answer

2.

Mark Fellows

Cornwall England

Thank you to Mark Fellows for sending a further email (about an hour later!)

Mark wrote:

Scotland?

"I still don't have much info on this roller.

It is a Marshall Universal.  One survivor, but not the one in the photograph above, is 86984 (SY4889)."

Mark Fellows, Cornwall, England:  May 28, 2009

 

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EdinPhoto - Home Page  Please send me an e-mail ...  with your questions, comments, suggestions or news.   At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.     At any time, you can search for a word  -  perhaps a photographer's name or a photographic topic.  The search will produce a list of pages on the EdinPhoto web site where this word appears.  

Photographs and Other Images  -  These include portraits of photographers  -  photographic outings -  Princes Street views  -  Newhaven Fishwives  -  etc.  Early Photography in Edinburgh  -  Talbot, Brewster, Hill & Adamson, Early Professional Photographers in Princes Street, etc.  Professional Photographers in Edinburgh  -  1840 to 1940  -  Their names, dates of business and studio addresses.  The Photographic Society of Scotland  -  1856 to 1873  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, etc.  The History of Edinburgh Photographic Society  -  1861 to date  -  Lectures, Exhibitions, Outings, Poems, etc.  EPS Publications - EPS Handwritten Records  -  Photographic Journals  -  Trade Directories  -  Books  -  etc.  Thanks to all who have encouraged and supported me in creating the EdinPhoto web site  -  including descendants of photographers  -  researchers  -  providers of photographs and other material  Background notes on the research thal led up to the creation of this site  -   together with lists of new material added to the site since its launch.  Brief comments on how this site might be used  -  Just browsing?  -  Seeking specific information?  Please add your questions, suggestions or other comments to the Guest Book.  Links to other web sites  -  Photographic Societies  -  Photographic History  -  Family History  -  etc.  Click here to find the link to the Edinburgh Photogrpahic Society web site.

 

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