No 19 Steam Crane

Built at Newport Workshops in 1942 as a 60-ton crane.
Heavy “wrecking crane” generally used to clear derailments or other heavy lifting.
Retired by the early 1980s.

Cab can be viewed externally every Museum opening day.

No 2 Steam Crane

Built by DÜBS and Co of Scotland in 1892, used as a workshop crane until retirement in 1970.
Photo by Andrew Henderson

No 36 Steam Crane

Constructed Thomas Smith and Sons, Rodley in 1929 (builders number 11003).
Withdrawn 1981.

Used at the Spotswood Workshops to load lengths of rail onto wagons for worksites, and clearing scrap from the Reclamation Depot.