Hard at work in 1938
George Reuben West (born 1881 Upwell d 1959 Somersham) on EW2388 was taken at Wilson's stackyard in Somersham in 1936
these two photos provided by Dave Pipe, to whom many thanks
No 56 - "UNITY"
Many thanks to Cynthia Kimpton, (a descendant of WA Kimpton in New Zealand who provided this photo) who operated 4 Fowell machines
He had 46, 56 and 59 as second hand machines and bought 81 new.
Unfortunately 81 was the one with a blowhole in the casting and used huge quantities of coal and water.
It probably put him off buying any more Fowell machines!
The maker's plate had been replaced by a similar one for Mr Kimpton.
You can cantact Cynthia
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