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COOPERS

Postby bill » 03 May 2005, 19:38

this is the only surviving car made in kings lynn, 6 were made in 1909
by coopers,

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on show tuesday market place

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Postby old-git » 03 May 2005, 23:25

Hi bill, :D
Nice car, is it in a private collection or does Coopers have it, bet it didn't do a lot to the gallon :)
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Postby choks » 05 May 2005, 05:31

why has the piccy gone ?
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Postby bill » 06 May 2005, 20:40

the car is on permenant loan to coopers and is kept there
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COOPERS OVER THE YEARS

Postby bill » 10 May 2005, 13:54

anyone know the chap standing next to the digger?????
first cooper steam digger more pics will be published on the history of coopers later (cooper steam digger company) now cooper roller bearings

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coopers early 1900s

Postby bill » 11 May 2005, 18:59

coopers was cooper steam digger company until the manufacture of bearings i believe this was taken in the forge

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this was the machine shop

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COOPERS OVER THE YEARS

Postby bill » 11 May 2005, 19:11

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arial view showing coopers and railway old and and newer

Postby bill » 01 Jun 2005, 19:15

1949, thomas cooper lived opposite in the big house which is now flats, you can just see the building of the former cow shed which was then storage for bestyett mineral waters, now coopers gatehouse on the right of picture with new extention

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this one is fifties

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Postby Mike.H » 01 Jun 2005, 22:41

Hi bill,
Nice photos, in the second one it looks like people in the road may have been just leaving off. Do you know how many people worked for coopers at it's peek and when was the peek?
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Postby bill » 02 Jun 2005, 07:50

the peak was 1962/63 when coopers employed around 700 people
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cooper letter

Postby bill » 09 Jun 2005, 19:37

this is a copy of a letter from thomas cooper when coopers used to be THE COOPER STEAM DIGGER COMPANY THIS HAS A DATE FROM 1919 two years after a fire destroyed coopers

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35 years and over

Postby bill » 10 Jun 2005, 20:42

picture of some of coopers employees who have done over 35 years service

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Postby BLACKSHUCKDOG » 16 Jun 2005, 20:47

Good photo of my uncle.
Many thanks. :D
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Postby old-git » 20 Jun 2005, 01:34

I just noticed that you added another piccy of the car bill, so allow it out sometimes 8)
Please let us know if they let it out again, be nice to see it :wink:
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Cooper Car

Postby CC » 21 Jun 2005, 19:01

Hi Bill, "Jolley" nice car pitty about some bloke "hoggin" the picture though!
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