The Hooley

The Hooley
Sat, 12. March 2022, 14:00 h
Queen’s Park Community Hub
Lincoln Branch


The Hooley,  a Ruston’s Excavator found in the Blue Lagoon - Andy Blow

A Ruston's excavator found in the Blue Lagoon... using film, photos and the history of Ruston Proctor of Lincoln as Andy Blow does so well, the story of the oldest working excavator, rescued from a watery pit in 1976 after 47 years, it was housed in the Lincolnshire Life Museum, before being moved to Cumbria. 

Please note that this talk will not be recorded for the MOA.


Queen’s Park Community Hub


To be held at Queen’s Park Community Hub, South Park, Lincoln LN58EW at 2PM unless otherwise stated, and dependent on Government guidelines, talks will also be Zoomed alongside our face to face meetings. Car parking available.

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Please be aware there may be late cancellations because of COVID  circumstances,  please keep a check on our Website and Facebook page for more information.