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1876 | First Electric Overhead Crane System in England

First overhead crane in England by Samson Woolwich

Sampson Moore supply the first overhead crane system in England

Sampson Moore in England design and supply the first ever electric overhead crane system for The Royal Arsenal of Woolwich. The new overhead crane was used in order to lift ammunition, explosives, and weaponry. The Royal Arsenal also was one of the first organizations to use electric overhead cranes, but it became much more wide spread in the years to come.