Pullers and Lifts

Tirfor Pullers

Tirfor Pullers. Made from tin and iron. Size 22″x 8″x 2″ inches. The rope is made of steel and is 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 ... Read More »

Tirfor Pullers

Tirfor Pullers. Made from tin and iron. Size 22″x 8″x 2″ inches. The rope is made of steel and is 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 ... Read More »

Bradney Pullers

Bradney Pullers. The Bradney pullers came in four-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 the Sylvesters pullers ... Read More »

Sylvester’s Pullers

Sylvester’s Pullers. The Sylvester’s pullers came in four-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, they were used ... Read More »

A Miners Pull Lifts

A Miners Pull Lifts. This is what was known as a pull-lifts. A ratcheted hook and chain lifting device. Made from iron. 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 ... Read More »

A Chain Load Binder

A Chain Load Binder. This is what was known as a chain load binder. Also known as a toggle-binder. Made from high tensile steel and iron. 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, different names were given to ... Read More »

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