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Stafford Switchgear Historical Society.

Discussion in 'Stafford Chat' started by Gramaisc, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    I think we probably ought to start a specific thread now. Even basil has almost complained about derailing the Castle Works one.
     
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    There's enough history to go at, and I' only a young 'un!
    I'm sure it won't be long til some of us work out who is who.
     
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    Turn the volume down before you click on this.
     
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    Another new company name?
    "GEC Alstonholme Switch Gear "

    :/
     
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    There used to be a great variety of spellings, but that is a new one on me.
     
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    Started my working life at GEC Switchgear Hixon many moons ago and left when they shut the place down.
     
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    Gramaisc

    Are you a former insulation specialist?

    ?
     
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    Us at Hixon were once known as GEC Alsthom T&D Balteau...
     
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    Certainly not. But I have found Animal.
     
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    LOL what about Mr Wain

    and the rest of your quiz team?

    S
     
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    Always knew he'd get into food! Wonder if they've worked out what he's saying down there yet? Inteet, dunteet!
    My reference to the company name earlier was picked up from Cyril's profile on the link, by the way.
     
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    He seems to be an internet vampire - so far.

    The Glove Puppet is still running the canoe club though, and populating it with his family.
     
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    Now, this is truly bizarre. An image search for 'steve wain switchgear' brought this up - for no apparent reason. I once issued the drawings for the A-40 Flying Tank on an RDM, just for laugh. It never arrived. This is getting spooky.
     
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    Half-way down this we have Ron Lawson.
     
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    Buyer now that's a career!

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    A cigarette dispenser, i'm liking it........
     
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    Recent sightings:-

    Ron Key, obviously - he had Bill Rawlinson pinned to the wall by the Bear - when I say 'the Bear' I mean the pub, obviously, the last time I saw The Bear he was fixing the freezers in Sainsbury's.

    John Cambridge is to found gliding round the town on occasions.

    Bob Gee - no doubt others see him at the Rangers all the time.

    Pezzer - I'm saying no more about that..

    Billy Hutch's lad was seen having bodily fluids removed a couple of weeks ago.

    t.b.c.
     
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    That'd never last!



    Confirmed sightings in Stafford in not too distant past

    Alan Eccleshall - sometimes walks form Cannock to Stafford to meet friends and only stopped playing cricket at 65!

    Bob Gee - find him in the bookies, in the town or at the Rangers

    Mark Wain - also sighted at shiny Marston Road

    Eric Lander - On Sainsburys crossings today
     

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