June Open Day

The Friends of the Dragline held an Open Day at St Aidans on Saturday, 11th June, 2016. This followed a busy morning of preparation by several of the Friends.

Nearly one hundred visitors arrived to see Oddball, our preserved Walking Dragline Excavator. Many were local people making repeat visits, but some had come quite a long way to see Oddball for the first time.

In addition to being able to have a good look at Oddball, both inside and out, including sitting high up in the Driver’s cab and examining the Giant Bucket resting on the ground,  people could also go in the Substation and watch historic videos of Draglines at work, and see working models in action.