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098 - Victorian Railways Switches Crossings and Permanent Way

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Five drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of plan of joint, second drawing is of transverse section, third drawing is of transverse section at AB, fourth drawing is of joint of longitudinal timbers with an elevation and section at CD, fifth drawing is of general plan. Drawing is traced from contract drawing.

September 1849

The document refers to experiments to take place to determine the amount of pressure necessary to squeeze the joint plates into the longitudinals. Letter signed by [Marsh].

March 1848

Five drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of plan of joint, second drawing is of transverse section, third drawing is of transverse section at AB, fourth drawing is of joint of longitudinal timbers with an elevation and section at CD, fifth drawing is of general plan.

1845-1870

Four drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of plan of joint, second drawing is of transverse section at AB, third drawing is of joint of longitudinal timbers with an elevation and section at CD, fourth drawing is of general plan. Tracing for Bennett, 6 June 1851, copy sent to Neath for Schibiling, 22 July 1850.

06 June 1851

Nine drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of contract No. 4B and west end of 6B, second drawing is of north side of Nightingale Valley, third drawing is of contract No. 5B part of Saltford embankment, fourth drawing is of plan of Saltford embankment, fifth drawing is of contract No. 5B cutting west of Keynsham, sixth drawing is of Contract No. 2B No. 2 Cutting, seventh drawing is of No. 3 cutting with rocky bottom, eighth drawing is of contract No. 3B west of 90 Keynsham, ninth drawing is of Contract No. 6B. All drawings are cross sections of the land showing where line of rails will go.

1835-1860

Six drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of a cross section, second drawing is of a section of track, third drawing is of an elevation, fourth drawing is of a plan, fifth drawing is of cross section No. 1, sixth drawing is of saddle plates of positions of holes. To 18 Duke Street, 16th July 1855.

06 July 1855

Six full drawings on one sheet. only an unannotated part of a seventh drawing. First drawing is of a cross section of a track showing the width of 7'01/4'', second drawing is of plan of joint plate, third drawing is of a section of track, fourth drawing is of an elevation, fifth drawing is of a plan, sixth drawing is of cross section No. 1.

1840-1875

Five drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of horizontal elevation of track, second drawing is of section of rail joint when thoroughly compressed, third drawing is of plan of track, fourth drawing is of transverse section, fifth drawing is of plan of section of joint plate.

1835-1890

Drawing is of plan of rails with patent switch. Signed by [J Ellis and co. in Salford]

February 1857

Six drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of plan of rails, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth drawings are of sections of rails. 4 Victoria Street, Westminster Abbey. As rolled for the Great Northern Railway

June 1860

Three drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of a section, second drawing is of an elevation, third drawing is of a plan.

18 February 1865

Sixteen drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of plan of switch, second drawing is of an elevation, third to eighth drawings are of chairs, elevations and sections on line AB, eleventh drawing is of sections of the switch at the various points shown on the plan, twelfth to sixteenth drawings are of plans. Drawing also contains section of three advantages of the switches.

1835-1890

Half of drawing missing. Latter half of title reads "nent Way Company", and "fastenings now used on railways". Thirty four full drawings on sheet including W. Pole's tapp'd fish joint, Robert Richardson and JE Billup's right and left hand screws, Peter Ashcroft's chair, James Samuels's double fish chair and W. Barnincham's joint chair in two parts. Signed at bottom by Mr. Richardson, The Permanent Way Company.

1850-1865

Document is a letter from [j] Matthews to the North London Engineer's Office which details a trial made of 'Aitkens Patent pot. Sleepers' which were found to be the 'best of that kind of iron sleeper". Letter is signed by J Matthews and John Gordon esquire.

18 August 1868

Four drawings on one sheet of various details for No. 1 switch, set for main line, including a general plan, an elevation and section at AB.

1845-1860

Three drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of a plan, second drawing is of section at AB, third drawing is of an elevation. Drawing has been signed by Marsh.

March 1853

Three drawings on one sheet of standard crossings. First drawing is of a main line crossing of 1000 foot radius and simple siding of 600 foot radius, second drawing is of siding of 600 foot radius produced from main line crossing of 1000 foot radius, third drawing is of a main line crossing of 800 foot radius with siding produced.

1835-1890

One drawing on sheet of fixed point crossing.

24 January 1865

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