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Doog Doog

Ward's scrap metals,Inverkeithing.

A pic of the scrap metal merchants at Inverkeithing.



Of note are the 2 shunters,ex-BR 0-4-0 diesel hydraulics built by
the North British Locomotive Co.
Mahdi West

Nice one Doog Doog. When was this photo taken?
Doog Doog

Mahdi West wrote:
Nice one Doog Doog. When was this photo taken?


Mid to late '80's,Mahdi.
rotten milk

ah mind lookin doon there, every time i was on a train to edinburgh and seein the wee shunters amongst all the scrap.

is that the bit on the east of the railway line, in amongst which was the famous 'landmark' furniture place?

"get off your mark to LANDMARK!"
Doog Doog

Yes, I think they speciallized in the disposal of ships,they had an ex-Royal Navy frigate breaking at the time.
rotten milk

i can't remember where, but i'm sure i've read they did a bit of railway scrappage as well

edit: a quick search on google got various things including this:

http://www.wardcnc.com/content/1/4/history.html

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