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Besides Cranky the crane, they are several other Cranes that are used around the harbours of Sodor to lift heavy cargo from ships and other things.

The Rolling Gantry Crane

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The Rolling Gantry Crane

The Rolling Gantry Crane is a rail-based crane used for loading and unloading cargo from ships. It was used as background stock at Tidmouth Harbour, Knapford Harbour, and Brendam Docks.

It first appeared in the Railway Series book, Henry the Green Engine and has been stationed at Tidmouth Harbour since. In the television series, it first appeared in the first season up until the seventh season.

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Miniature Cranes

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Miniature Cranes

Some miniature cranes used as background stock from TUGS also started appearing in the television series from the second season onwards. The cranes were seen across the Island of Sodor in different locations mainly used at the harbours. One of the miniature cranes is currently on display at Drayton Manor.

They can be found at Brendam Docks.

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  • ERTL (discontinued)


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Steam-Powered Cranes

Various stationary Steam-Powered Cranes have been used as background stock in the television series. More specifically these cranes have been seen at the Timber Yard, Fishing Village, Boulder Quarry, the Works and Knapford Sheds.

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The Crocks Scrapyard Crane

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The Crocks Scrapyard Crane

A small crane was used at Crocks Scrap Yard during the second season.

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The crane was painted brown.


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Tower Cranes

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Tower Cranes

Tower Cranes are very tall and can reach higher places. They made frequent appearances behind Knapford in the first and second seasons. They were used in Boulder Quarry during the fifth season.

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These cranes were painted brown and red.


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The "Grabber"

Once, 'Arry and Bert wrongfully shunted Stepney underneath the giant grabber, with the intention of scrapping him. Thankfully, the Fat Controller arrived in the nick of time and shut the grabber down.

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Other vehicles
HaroldBulstrodeP. S. CumberlandS.S. KathrynDignityMermaidNorth Star
CrankyS.S. RoxstarLucindaTiger MothThe Queen of SodorThe CranesTugboatsThe AeroplaneThe Salvage BargesThe Canal BoatsThe Mail BoatThe Paddle BoatThe Fultan FerryThe Tramp SteamerThe Hot Air Balloon

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