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Agricultural Machinery : Mr Chris Lambert , of Horsmonden , Kent , was a steam haulage contractor Featured Print

Agricultural Machinery : Mr Chris Lambert , of Horsmonden , Kent , was a steam haulage contractor

Agricultural Machinery : Mr Chris Lambert , of Horsmonden , Kent , was a steam haulage contractor . A greater part of his work was steam ploughing - where two traction engines hauled a plough on a steel up and down the land . Some of these engines were made in the 1800's
9 June 1949

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Mono Negative Featured Print

Mono Negative

The Evacuation of St Kilda: Island types; And scenes of departure.
Difficulties in the embarkation of cattle from St. Kilda for transport to the mainland: one of the six cows on the island that had to swim out from the jetty to the steamer towed by a rope fastened to the stern of a small boat.
6 September 1930 Scotland, Outer Hebrides Scottish history

Vickers Supermarine ' Walrus ' Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine Featured Print

Vickers Supermarine ' Walrus ' Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine

Vickers Supermarine ' Walrus ' Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine .
Walrus is a single engined ( pusher ) biplane amphibian flying boat constructed almost entirely of metal , stainless and duralumin , the hull is flush riveted and the fabric covered superstructure has spars of stainless steel .
It is designed for service with naval cruisers and aircraft carriers for reconnaissance , fleet spotting , photographic and training purposes .
A retractable undercarriage , hydraulically operated , provides for landing on an aerodrome or on the sea . In the raised position the wheels are housed in recesses in the bottom main planes .
Walrus will be carried by vessels equipped with catapult launching gear . It was the first military aircraft with a retractable undercarriage to be adopted by the Royal Air Force and the first amphibian aircraft to be catapulted with full military load . Slinging gear is provided for hoisting on board on the conclusion of a flight .
The pilot and observor have a clear field of view , unrestricted by floats or wings from the forward enclosed cockpit .
For stowage purposes the wings can be easily and quickly folded .
A production order for the Fleet Air Arm for the Royal Navy has been received . The same type known as ' Seagull ' V , has been supplied to the Royal Australian Air Force .
18 June 1936

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