Ace of Spades, Stobswood, Widdrington, Northumberland

Ace of Spades, Stobswood, Widdrington, Northumberland
Photograph taken January 1993 © Crown copyright.NMR ref: AA93/03773

Stobswood is home to the Ace of Spades, Europe's largest walking dragline excavator, which was made at a cost of 15 million pounds. The man in the centre of the picture gives an indication of scale.

Location

Northumberland Stobswood

Period

1990s (1990 - 1999)

Tags

coal excavation machine industry 1990s (1990 - 1999)