Quillacq-crane at Bobadilla-Estación

Country and region: 
Spain: Andalucia
Town, city: 
Bobadilla-Estación
Address: 
Calle Antequera / Calle Estación Renfe
geographical coordinates: 
37°02'20.2"N+4°43'36.2"W
present state: 
preserved but needs restoration
built by: 
Quillacq & Cie, Anzin, France
Lifting capacity: 
?
forward reach: 
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Lift Height: 
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Description : 

Railway crane at the railway station of Bobadilla-Estación

The company who built the crane, Quillacq & Cie was the precursor of the S.A. de Mécanique Industrielle d'Anzin. The company also built railway locomotives and received in 1864 a patent for a 'grue roulante à chariot'. A comparable crane, dating from 1882 is mentioned at the railway station of St.Claude (Jura, France). The Quillacq-company became the  'S.A. de Mécanique Industrielle d'Anzin' in 1893

 

 

Quillacq-crane at Bobadilla-Estación
Quillacq-crane at Bobadilla-Estación
Quillacq-crane at Bobadilla-Estación
Quillacq-crane at Bobadilla-Estación
Quillacq-crane at Bobadilla-Estación
Quillacq-crane at Bobadilla-Estación
Quillacq-crane at Bobadilla-Estación