Pullers and Lifts

Tirfor Pullers

Tirfor Pullers. Made of Tin and Iron. Size 22″x 8″x 2″ inches. Rope made of Steel 18′ feet long, though came in many various lengths. The unit was anchored by the attached hook, the steel wire with another hook attached goes through the body of the machine and is gripped by two sets of claws that open and close while ... Read More »

Tirfor Pullers

Tirfor Pullers. Made of Tin and Iron. Size 22″x 8″x 2″ inches. Rope made of Steel 18′ feet long, though came in many various lengths. The unit was anchored by the attached hook, the steel wire with another hook attached goes through the body of the machine and is gripped by two sets of claws that open and close while ... Read More »

Bradney Pullers

Bradney Pullers. Bradney Pullers. The Bradney Pullers came in 4 parts, the Sword, Box, Handle and Load Pulling Chain. Made from Iron. Size – Handle 3′ feet long. Box 7″ x 5″ x 3″ inches. Sword 3′ feet long. The Bradney Pullers were made by the Bradney Co of Cradley Heath, Birmingham and was made from the same design as ... Read More »

Sylvester’s Pullers

Sylvester’s Pullers. Sylvester’s Pullers. The Sylvester’s Pullers came in 4 parts, the Sword, Box, Handle and Load Pulling Chain. Size – Handle 3′ feet long. Box 6″ x 4″ x 2″ inches. Sword 3′ feet long. The Sylvester’s Pullers were invented by Mr Walter Sylvester 1867-1944. He invented them as a safe way to extract timbers from the coal face, ... Read More »

A Miners Pull Lifts

A Miners Pull Lifts. A Miners Pull Lifts. A ratcheted hook and chain lifting device. Size 31″ x 5″ inches. Used underground to lift or pull heavy objects. Apart from being used by many occupations below ground you would always have to have a set of Pull Lifts on your Journey of supplies before you set off, if a dram ... Read More »

A Chain Load Binder

A Chain Load Binder. A Chain Load Binder. Size – The handle mechanism is 18″ inches and the chain is 15′ feet long. This type of binder was also called a “Toggle Binder” in Rose Heyworth Colliery, perhaps different names were given to them in other collieries? These binders were used to hold big awkward objects onto trolley’s and drams ... Read More »

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