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  • London Salvage Corps


    The London Salvage Corps was maintained by the fire offices of London. The corps was first formed in 1865 and began operations in March 1866. It was inspired by the Liverpool Salvage Corps which had been formed in 1842, to reduce the loss and damage caused by fires, to help mitigate the effects of fire and of fire-fighting and to salvage both premises and goods affected by fire.

  • Car crusher


    Stacks of crushed carsA car crusher is an industrial device used to reduce the dimensions of derelict (depreciated) cars prior to transport for recycling. A Ford van being crushed in St. Louis MO a blue 1990s Lincoln Town Car after crushing Car crushers are compactors and can be of several types: one is a "pancake", where a scrap automobile is flattened by a huge descending hydraulically powered plate, or a baling press type, with which the automobile is compressed from several directions until it resembles a large cube. A third type is a mobile crusher. It is small enough that it can be moved from location to location with a semi truck. This machine utilizes a much smaller plate that crushes the vehicle in sections, as it is slowly fed through the machine.

  • Salvage


    Salvage may refer to: Marine salvage, the process of rescuing a ship, its cargo and sometimes the crew from peril Water salvage, rescuing people from floods. Salvage tug, a type of tugboat used to rescue or salvage ships which are in distress or in danger of sinking Recycling, the conversion of waste materials into new materials and objects, was usually referred to in the mid-20th century as "salvage" Salvage for Victory, a US Government campaign to salvage materials for the American war effort in World War II Paper Salvage 1939–50, a British government campaign to encourage the recycling of paper, initially to aid the war effort Data salvage, the process of data recovery from damaged, failed, corrupted, or inaccessible primary storage media Salvage archaeology, an archaeological survey and excavation carried out in areas threatened by construction or development Salvage ethnography, the practice of salvaging a record of what was left of a culture before it disappeared Salvage therapy, medical treatment for those patients not responding adequately to first line treatment

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