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Hoist Collection

Background imageHoist Collection: St. Pancras. A terminus of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, 1935. Creator: Unknown

St. Pancras. A terminus of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, 1935. Creator: Unknown
St. Pancras. A terminus of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, 1935. From " Railway Wonders of the World, Vol. 1". [The Amalgamated Press Limited, London, 1935]

Background imageHoist Collection: Shipping wild animals in the London Docks, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Shipping wild animals in the London Docks, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Shipping wild animals in the London Docks, 1864. Amidst the diverse commodities brought into the port of London by so many vessels from every region of the globe

Background imageHoist Collection: British torpedo after practice run, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service

British torpedo after practice run, between c1915 and c1920. Creator: Bain News Service
British torpedo after practice run, between c1915 and c1920. British sailors hoisting a spent torpedo on board a British torpedo boat destroyer after a practice run

Background imageHoist Collection: Loading war auto. on Sugura [i.e. Loading a truck chassis on the Suruga], between c1914 and c1915

Loading war auto. on Sugura [i.e. Loading a truck chassis on the Suruga], between c1914 and c1915. A crane hoist lifting a truck chassis onto the American freighter Suruga as World War I began

Background imageHoist Collection: At sea; Shipwreck survivors hoist themselves aboard the lifeboat, 1917. Creator: Unknown

At sea; Shipwreck survivors hoist themselves aboard the lifeboat, 1917. Creator: Unknown
At sea; Shipwreck survivors hoist themselves aboard the lifeboat, 1917. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration, Paris, 1924]

Background imageHoist Collection: Brown electric hoist, unloading ore, Buffalo, N.Y. c1908. Creator: Unknown

Brown electric hoist, unloading ore, Buffalo, N.Y. c1908. Creator: Unknown
Brown electric hoist, unloading ore, Buffalo, N.Y. c1908

Background imageHoist Collection: Brown electric hoist, unloading ore, Buffalo, N.Y. c1908. Creator: Unknown

Brown electric hoist, unloading ore, Buffalo, N.Y. c1908. Creator: Unknown
Brown electric hoist, unloading ore, Buffalo, N.Y. c1908

Background imageHoist Collection: Unloading ore at Conneaut, Ohio, Brown conveying hoists, between 1900 and 1906. Creator: Unknown

Unloading ore at Conneaut, Ohio, Brown conveying hoists, between 1900 and 1906. Creator: Unknown
Unloading ore at Conneaut, Ohio, Brown conveying hoists, between 1900 and 1906

Background imageHoist Collection: Fueling lighter with clam shell hoist, Ashtabula, Ohio, ca 1900. Creator: Unknown

Fueling lighter with clam shell hoist, Ashtabula, Ohio, ca 1900. Creator: Unknown
Fueling lighter with clam shell hoist, Ashtabula, Ohio, ca 1900

Background imageHoist Collection: Cleveland & Pittsburgh ore docks, Cleveland, Brown conveying hoists, c1901. Creator: Unknown

Cleveland & Pittsburgh ore docks, Cleveland, Brown conveying hoists, c1901. Creator: Unknown
Cleveland & Pittsburgh ore docks, Cleveland, Brown conveying hoists, c1901

Background imageHoist Collection: Hoover and Mason clam shell hoists, Cleveland, O[hio], between 1900 and 1906. Creator: Unknown

Hoover and Mason clam shell hoists, Cleveland, O[hio], between 1900 and 1906. Creator: Unknown
Hoover and Mason clam shell hoists, Cleveland, O[hio], between 1900 and 1906

Background imageHoist Collection: Christ Church Cathedral, New Zealand; Bishop Julius going up to lay the last brick... 1891

Christ Church Cathedral, New Zealand; Bishop Julius going up to lay the last brick... 1891. Creator: Unknown
Christ Church Cathedral, New Zealand; Bishop Julius going up to lay the last brick on the New Spire, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44

Background imageHoist Collection: The Cattle Trade -- Landing Bullocks at Tangier, Morocco, 1891 Creator: George Denholm Armour

The Cattle Trade -- Landing Bullocks at Tangier, Morocco, 1891 Creator: George Denholm Armour
The Cattle Trade -- Landing Bullocks at Tangier, Morocco, 1891. From "The Graphic. An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", Volume 44. July to December, 1891

Background imageHoist Collection: Lincoln Memorial under construction, between 1913 and 1918. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Lincoln Memorial under construction, between 1913 and 1918. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Lincoln Memorial under construction, between 1913 and 1918

Background imageHoist Collection: Union Station under construction, between 1910 and 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Union Station under construction, between 1910 and 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Union Station under construction, between 1910 and 1917

Background imageHoist Collection: Union Station under construction, between 1910 and 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Union Station under construction, between 1910 and 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Union Station under construction, between 1910 and 1917

Background imageHoist Collection: Getting ready to hoist a mounted gun, in Washington Navy Yard(?), 1903

Getting ready to hoist a mounted gun, in Washington Navy Yard(?), 1903. Creator: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Getting ready to hoist a mounted gun, in Washington Navy Yard(?), 1903

Background imageHoist Collection: Cutting and Turning a Big Gun, 1916. Creator: Joseph Pennell

Cutting and Turning a Big Gun, 1916. Creator: Joseph Pennell
Cutting and Turning a Big Gun, 1916

Background imageHoist Collection: The Old Gun-Pit, 1916. Creator: Joseph Pennell

The Old Gun-Pit, 1916. Creator: Joseph Pennell
The Old Gun-Pit, 1916

Background imageHoist Collection: The General Post-Office; Letter-bag hoist, 1844. Creator: Unknown

The General Post-Office; Letter-bag hoist, 1844. Creator: Unknown
The General Post-Office; Letter-bag hoist, 1844. Worker at the main post office at St Martins Le Grand in London, using a hoist: for raising bags of letters into the Ship Letter-office above

Background imageHoist Collection: Sabin being shipped, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Sabin being shipped, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Sabin being shipped, 1912

Background imageHoist Collection: Men using a car lifting hoist at Charlton Central Repair Depot, London, 1932

Men using a car lifting hoist at Charlton Central Repair Depot, London, 1932. Men use the hoist to position trucks under tram car number 1584

Background imageHoist Collection: Working on the engine of Raymond Mays Vauxhall-Villiers, c1930s. Artist: Bill Brunell

Working on the engine of Raymond Mays Vauxhall-Villiers, c1930s. Artist: Bill Brunell
Vauxhall Villiers. Place:

Background imageHoist Collection: Replacing an old gas main, Commercial Street, London, 1906

Replacing an old gas main, Commercial Street, London, 1906
Replacing an old gas main, Commercial Street, Stepney, London, 1906. Works during tramway electrification: replacing an old 48-inch gas main with a new one at the junction of Whitechapel High Street

Background imageHoist Collection: Reversible hoist for raising leather buckets from a mine shaft, 1556

Reversible hoist for raising leather buckets from a mine shaft, 1556
Reversible hoist for raising leather buckets from a mine shaft powered by an overshot water wheel, 1556. A man in a hut at O opens and shuts water races to stop and start a double row of buckets


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