Ipswich Transport Museum
Preserving the transport heritage of Ipswich since 1965, and now supported by the Friends of the Ipswich Transport Museum. The Ipswich Transport Museum is a Registered Charity No. 276626 and an Accredited Museum, number RD890.
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Lifting and Handling
1923 Rapier Mobile Crane - Believed to be the first mobile crane built in the world
1936 Rapier Centurn Mobile Crane - Final development of Rapier petrol-electric crane
1940 Ransomes Platform Truck - Tiller steering, for use in factories
1940s Rapier Super Mobile Crane - Developed for use in restricted gangways
1941 Rapier Truck Mobile Cranes - Lightweight for use in factories and yards
1951 Ransomes Runabout Crane - 1920s design, still in use with Ransomes until 1983
1950s Ransomes Electric Trucks - Several typical industrial one ton trucks
1950s Lister Auto Trucks - Typically used to transport items around factories
1951 Ransomes FL20 Electric Fork Lift - Quite advanced for its time, with most features of modern fork lifts