The journey from the workshop back to the engine house:video

The distance from the workshop to the engine house may have been small but we feel the achievement of renovating the 1910 Musgrave Gantry Crane is anything but small! There is a mixture of excitement and relief among the volunteers as the crane finally goes back into...

The Musgrave Crane leaves Tom’s workshop

This was an exciting day when the fully restored Musgrave Crane was ready to leave the workshop. When the crane arrived in the workshop it was in pieces and a shadow of its former self, now it was leaving in one piece, in full working order, not a flake of rust to be...

A few video clips showing key moments in Tom’s workshop.

  We have posted some video clips online on the Hafodmorfa Copper channel on YouTube. They show some of the work we carried out on the Musgrave crane over the winter months.  We still have a few more to upload so if you subscribe to the channel you will...

Final tasks in workshop.

 We worked hard to get the crane finished on time, in total it spent 5 months in the workshop. The crane was painted orange as it was restored to the last known working condition. Other last minute tasks carried out before the crane left the workshop were to fit...

Volunteer with us!

The Musgrave Engine is a unique engine of historic importance (a scheduled Ancient Monument no less) in a very poor condition. After 36 years of dereliction, it is time to stop the decay! Mae’r injan stêm Musgrave yn peiriant hanesyddol unigryw (ac yn Heneb...