1960s

Sod Peat Cutaway Bagger/Excavator

Type: Equipment
This machine, designed to work on the cutaway level of the bog, is supported on generous caterpillar type tracks. The trailing type bucket boom at...

Sod Peat Excavator (Lilliput)

Type: Equipment
The purpose of the machine (Lilliput type – Heinen) is to excavate turf, macerate and spread it on the uncut surface of the bog for the production...

Sod Peat Bagger/Excavator (Hi-low Type)

Type: Equipment
The purpose of this machine is to excavate turf, macerate and spread it on the cutaway surface of the bog. This is necessary as the high spread...

Sod Peat Loading Machine

Type: Equipment
Type I – Electric The purpose of the machine is to load sod peat from bog ricks into railway wagons on either side of the rick. Basically the machine...

Sod Turning Machine

Type: Equipment
Type-Twin This machine does the same work as the Single Turning Machine but has greater output. The elevator mechanism is exactly the same as the...

Sod Peat Bagger/Excavator (Type V)

Type: Equipment
Type - No.5 The purpose of the (type - No.5) machine is to excavate, macerate and spread turf for the production of sod peat. The machine consists of...

Sod Collector (Type V - Hamster)

Type: Equipment
This machine has the special features of being light, easily manoeuvrable and low maintenance. Basically the machine consists of a tractor unit...

Sod Collector (Type II - IV)

Type: Equipment
This machine is used to collect the sod peat from the spread ground into a rick clear of the spread ground. The machine consists of a plate / chain...

Screw Leveller

Type: Equipment
Type III The purpose of his machine is to level and camber the fields at an early stage of development of a milled peat bog, to expedite surface...

Screw Leveller Attachment

Type: Equipment
Some of these machines have been converted by replacing the boom, described above, with a screw levelling attachment. The drive to the screw is by...

Ridger Tractor

Type: Equipment
Type-L.H.T. IV A tractor specially designed to perform the milled peat ridging operation at more than twice the speed of the L.H.T. II & III by...

Ridger Attachment

Type: Equipment
Type III – For Use with L.H.T. Tractors Type I & II The purpose of this attachment is to angle-doze the comparatively dry milled peat to form...

Railway Bridges

Type: Equipment
There are 90 bridges carrying country roads over Bord na Móna‘s railways, or carrying the railway over canals and rivers. The road bridges are of...

Rail Car

Type: Equipment
This railcar is used on the larger bogs by the Manager or authorised members of his staff, to make inspection tours of the bog. It is always held...

Off set Miller Attachment - Milled Peat

Type: Equipment
Type I – used with L.H.T. Tractor - Type II This attachment is used to form a bevel on the edges of milled peat fields, to assist surface drainage....

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