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Fred Dibnah Steeplejack

Fred Dibnah Steeplejack | Andy Bramah Photography

fred dibnah - Did yer like that?( still brings down brick chimney stacks the traditional way ie -NO explosives used / removes base bricks ( like a lumberjack removing a base section of tree trunk to accurately know where it will end up once felled ) same technique employed here to fell brick chimney /he then lights a huge fire and after heat build up with missing base causing infrastructure collapse /he honks that old (horn in image ) to alert watching crowd the chimney is falling and he…

fred dibnah - Did yer like that?( still brings down brick chimney stacks the traditional way ie -NO explosives used / removes base bricks ( like a lumberjack removing a base section of tree trunk to accurately know where it will end up once felled ) same technique employed here to fell brick chimney /he then lights a huge fire and after heat build up with missing base causing infrastructure collapse /he honks that old (horn in image ) to alert watching crowd the chimney is falling and he…

Fred Dibnah

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“#OnThisDay 1938: Fred Dibnah was born "I've never fell off a big chimney. You'd only fall off one of them once."”

Fred Dibnah multi talented old skills of yesteryear engineer / here he rebuilds old stream tractors and drives them countless miles ( very - very SLOWLY !! ) some drives hate the old stream tractors as they are so slow and very heavy so believe road gets damaged / but much heavier vehicles use road too /ok can see people in a hurry getting upset it delayed by such a slow vehicle /but they should chill and accept delay and admire the beauty of such bygone technology and its historic…

Fred Dibnah multi talented old skills of yesteryear engineer / here he rebuilds old stream tractors and drives them countless miles ( very - very SLOWLY !! ) some drives hate the old stream tractors as they are so slow and very heavy so believe road gets damaged / but much heavier vehicles use road too /ok can see people in a hurry getting upset it delayed by such a slow vehicle /but they should chill and accept delay and admire the beauty of such bygone technology and its historic…

Today would be the late Fred Dibnah MBE's birthday, born #onthisday 1938

Fred Dibnah

Mid-Cheshire based heritage transportation specialist photographer and feature writer Keith Langston travelled extensively with Fred Dibnah during the filming of his last TV series, 'Made in Britain.

Fred Dibnah's  Made In Britain - Volume One :  Episodes 1- 6 [DVD] (2005)

Fred Dibnah's Made In Britain - Volume One : Episodes 1- 6 [DVD] (2005)

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fred dibnahs garden - Google Search

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