A reader has asked if any of our regular visitors can identify this crane from the 1970s.
In his own words: “Can anyone help identify this tower crane which was the very first tower crane that I ever saw when it helped construct ‘Pavilion House’ in Scarborough when I was a child in the mid 1970s. Any ideas would be welcome..”
We have received the following email from Janez Jeraj of DVIG in Slovenia:
Regarding old Potain tower crane. It looks like our used Potain model 744, year 1979. We bought used one and made complete reconstruction in last two years (blasting, painting, new electronics and additional remote control).
We assembled this Potain on our storage yard in 1360 Vrhnika, Slovenia to loading our lifting gears and mobile cranes ballast etc...