1970s

Sod Peat Bagger/Excavator (Type J.W. Lilliput)

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

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 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 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Rail bed construction

Type: Equipment
Rail bed construction on the bog surface depends primarily on good drainage. Rail drains are 8m (26ft) to 10 m (33ft) apart for single lines and...

Rail Shifter

Type: Equipment
Type – Electric The purpose of this machine is to lift temporary railway track in sections, and build them onto bolster bogies for transport to a...

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