Cranes have always been a popular subject this is a selection of model cranes both static and mobile I have built. Click on the image or caption below and go to the page about the model with larger pictures, information about its construction and origins.

Railway breakdown thumb

Updated SML Railway Breakdown Crane


!937 Breakdown lorry

1937 Breakdown Lorrry

Hand operated gantry crane

1931 Hand Operated Gantry Crane

Giant Block Setting Crane thumb

2016 Giant Block Setting Crane

steel works crane thumb

Steel works crane

Rotating Crane thumb

SML 18 Rotating Crane

Motor break down crane thumb

1930 Motor Breakdown Crane

Derrick Crane

Derrick crane

Coles Thumb

Coles Mobile Crane


1954 Jumbo Crane


Granville Island Crane


Hammer head crane


1954 Lifting Shovel


SML Pontoon Crane


Tower crane


1911 Derrick Crane

1930 Breakdown Truck


SMLSteam Excavator

1954 Forge Crane

Girder crane Thumb

1914 Girder Crane

Thumb Railway Breakdown crane

1937 Railway Breakdown Crane

1926 Crane Thumb

1916 Clockwork Crane


1956 Mechanical Excavator

Page created November 20, 2012  Last revised August 19 2017

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