Alan Hay talks about the “blood tub”

Resource Type: Audio | Posted on 20th January 2011 by Jenny Porter

Alan Hay remembers ‘the blood tub’ that came up from Crown St to the marshalling yards at Edge Hill, and how the men would run alongside the moving trucks and push a brake stick into the wheels and then jump onto it and ride along to slow them down, a very dangerous practice

Interviewee: Alan Hay

Interviewee Age: 67

Interviewee Gender: Male

Interviewee Address:

Edge Hill

Date of Interview: 15th August 2009

Tagged under: edge hill station, crown street, blood tub, marshalling yards

Categorised under: Work & Industry

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