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Old 06-01-20, 11:30
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Not sure if this has been discussed before but I was browsing the web and came across this picture ,the CMP is carrying ramps but looks like a specific body for the Job !
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Old 06-01-20, 14:39
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Not sure if this has been discussed before but I was browsing the web and came across this picture ,the CMP is carrying ramps but looks like a specific body for the Job !
Any Thoughts ?

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Rob
That is part of a bridge. This was taken at Goudhurst in Kent.
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Old 06-01-20, 14:44
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That's right Richard, I knew it was in Kent somewhere.
Not seen that body type before ,is it a pontoon body ??

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Old 06-01-20, 14:54
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I's the first time a see such truck with these kind of load.
It's seems to be a FORD CANADA F60H with the last axle non driving and a frame of 134 inches and a cab number 11.
These trucks were used with technical body or bridge layer or with a HOLMES cranes; If you are interessed I own pic of each kind of body used by these trucks
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Old 06-01-20, 19:56
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I think its this type a 8H1 body, taken from drive to victory
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Old 06-01-20, 22:56
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Excellent picture, Rob!

I agree with Niels.....it does look a lot like a SBG bridge carrier.

does anyone know the source of this picture.......and if there is a bigger version of this picture available on the web?
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Old 06-01-20, 23:33
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This is the link to where I found the pictures ,a few more interesting ones as well !

https://erenow.net/ww/kent-at-war-1939-to-1945/5.php

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Old 06-01-20, 23:41
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This is the link to where I found the pictures ,a few more interesting ones as well !

https://erenow.net/ww/kent-at-war-1939-to-1945/5.php
... which leads to this site where the picture came from, which credits it to the Rex Cadman Collection of Glass Plate images:

http://www.kentphotoarchive.com/kpa/...2&pagenumber=1
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Old 06-01-20, 23:52
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This is the link to where I found the pictures ,a few more interesting ones as well !

https://erenow.net/ww/kent-at-war-1939-to-1945/5.php

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Hi Rob,
About 30 years ago, I bought a copy of that photo taken from the original negative, along with a couple more from another nearby village from a guy with a stall at a local show. When magnified there is a lot of detail in them. This collection that you linked to now belong to Rex Cadman under the War & Peace name.
I have driven my Bedford QL down that street many times.

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Rob, Hanno, Richard,

Thanks for the source and additional info. Lovely to see a rare picture of an F60H in action.....and also good to see another example of the census number on the doors painted at an angle!

by the way....amazing to see that the street hasn't changed a bit!

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Old 07-01-20, 03:17
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Excellent picture, Rob!

does anyone know the source of this picture.......and if there is a bigger version of this picture available on the web?
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Old 07-01-20, 12:09
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Ouch......I must be getting old
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F60H bridge carrier, but it does not have an 8H1 body.

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F60H bridge carrier, but it does not have an 8H1 body.
That looks a lot like the Trestle and Sliding bay body(?). One of a million bodies used for Bridging.
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That looks a lot like the Trestle and Sliding bay body(?). One of a million bodies used for Bridging.
Yes, that's the one - thanks!

Searching for Trestle and Sliding Bay I found this post in the thread military bridging.
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Old 18-11-22, 16:03
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That looks a lot like the Trestle and Sliding bay body(?).
Yep, definitely body 8G1.
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