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098 - Victorian Railways Switches Crossings and Permanent Way

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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

Four drawings on one sheet. One drawing is of plan of rails, second drawing is of section at A.B, third drawing is of chair G, fourth drawing is of chair H.

25 February 1864

Three drawings on one sheet of various sections of permanent way of one in ten acute crossing.

1835-1890

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

Six drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of cross section of horizontal section of track, second drawing is of elevation of rail joint (as first laid), third drawing is of transverse section, fourth drawing is of plan of section of joint plate, fifth drawing is of sections of rail joint (when thoroughly compressed), sixth drawing is of general plan.

1845-1870

Four drawings on one sheet of various details for three way switch, 12 foot and 10 feet 6 inches tongues, including a general plan, an elevation and section at AB.

1845-1860

Four drawings on one sheet of various details for equal tongue switch including a general plan, an elevation and section at AB.

1845-1860

Three drawings on one sheet of various details for equal tongue switch including end view of chair.

14 May 1861

Three drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of cross section of horizontal section of track, second drawing is of cross section of rail joint, third drawing is of general plan.

1845-1870

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

First drawing is horizontal elevation of track, second drawing is of mode of adding 3rd rail to existing broad gauge, third drawing is of mode of adding 3rd rail to existing narrow gauge.

March 1853

Eleven drawings on one sheet of standard open crossings. Drawings include packed open crossing no. 1, packed open crossing no. 2, sections of fillings, open crossing nos. 1a and 2a and bridge rail crossings no. 1b and 2b.

1845-1860

Eleven drawings on one sheet of standard open crossings. Drawings include packed open crossing no. 3, packed open crossing no. 4, sections of fillings, open crossing no's 3a and 4a and bridge rail crossings no. 3b and 4b.

1845-1860

Eleven drawings on one sheet of standard spring crossings. Drawings are all for right springs but note says that left springs will be the reverse. Drawings include various sections and details of crossings.

1845-1860

Four drawings on one sheet of type of switch. First two drawings for main line guard including section at AB, third drawing is of switch for siding guard, fourth drawing is of switch for point guard.

1845-1860

Eight drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of transverse section, second drawing is of general plan, third drawing is of plan showing fish pieces at joint, fourth drawing is of elevation of rails at joints, fifth drawing is of chair shewing rail wedged in, sixth drawing is of section rail shewing fish pieces, seventh drawing is of elevations of fish pieces, eighth drawing is of a plan. Drawing to M. Dailey.

24 June 1856

Ten drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of main rail and point of tongue rail, second drawing is of elevation, third drawing is of plan, fourth drawing is of plan, fifth drawing is of section A, sixth drawing is of section B, seventh drawing is of section D, eighth drawing is of section E.E, ninth drawing is of connecting rod, tenth drawing is of main rail point of tongue rail, eleventh drawing is of connecting rod.

1850-1890

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