Aveling Barford. John Parsons said: ” It was a very early numerically controlled drilling machine made by David Brown. It was controlled by a punched paper tape. In the Planning Office we calculated the hole co-ordinates using log tables (no calculators then!) and wrote them onto punch cards which were then sent to the punch room where they were punched and the tape made from the cards. If the punchings weren’t clean then the machine would not read them. Also the paper was quite fragile & broke easily.” Operator is Peter Lee
No prizes for guessing where, but what year was it taken?
In 1973, Grantham Town hit the headlines by defeating Football League side Rochdale.
Unfortunately, the writer of this piece in The Sun may be good at sport, but as the second paragraph shows, history is not his strong point.
He manages to mix up Isaac Newton with Isaac Walton (from the Buxton area) , who wrote the Compleat Angler.
New homes are built on Harlaxton Road in this scene from 1911. Across the road are fields with Huntingtower School and Huntingtower Arms not even though of.
London Road 1981