1970s

Windrower Attachment (Sod Peat)

Type: Equipment
Type-Plough-Used with 35HP. Agricultural Tractor This attachment is used to form windrows of sod peat direct from the spread, when conditions are...

Temporary & main tracks join

Type: Equipment
The standard turnout [where the temporary and main tracks join] is also 9144mm (30ft) in length. It replaces a standard track length and can be...

Stripping Machine

Type: Equipment
Type I & II The purpose of this machine is to cut away the top layer of poor quality bog from the section which is to be cut by the excavator...

Standardisation of locomotives

Type: Equipment
The Board has standardised most of its locomotive on one manufacture. The number of types from this manufacture were also strictly limited. The...

Standard Peat-haulage Locomotive

Type: Equipment
The standard peat-haulage locomotive is a diesel-mechanical 0-4-0.The engine is an automotive 6-cylinder which drives a 3-speed power shift...

The Wagonmaster

Type: Equipment
Hunslet built the “the Wagonmaster” to Bord na Móna‘s specifications. Wagonmaster Numbers LM 199 to LM 252 came on stream before 1965, when Bord...

Tractor - General Purpose

Type: Equipment
Type – County Commercial This tractor is of standard manufacture, primarily designed for heavy agricultural and light earth moving duties. It is used...

Tractor - General purpose (Type Bord na Móna)

Type: Equipment
Type Bord na Móna This tractor was designed to meet the many needs, on development and production bogs, for a general purpose tractor, which could...

Triple Turner Attachment

Type: Equipment
Used with Ferguson 135 Tractor - Fitted with Full Tracks This attachment was specially designed to condition windrowed sod peat by screening out...

Turning Machine-Sod Peat

Type: Equipment
Type-Single The purpose of this machine is to pick up windrows of sod peat, screen out loose mould and replace the windrow either on the same...

Windrower Attachment (Vee-Dozer)

Type: Equipment
The purpose of this attachment (type 9) is to plough hand footed or mechanically windrowed peat into final rows spaced at 9 metres suitable for...

Wagons

Type: Equipment
The 16 c.m. wagons were designed with two diamond bogies for sod and milled peat haulage and have given no trouble over the years. One bogie is...

Sod Peat Bagger/Excavator (Type 6)

Type: Equipment
Type – 6 The machine consists of a sturdy main frame, supported on power driven caterpillar tracks, which carries the various units and their...

Sod Peat Bagger/Excavator (Mitre Boom Type)

Type: Equipment
The purpose of this machine is to excavate turf, macerate and spread it for the production of sod peat. The machine works on the high bog, cutting a...

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...

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