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098 - Victorian Railways Switches Crossings and Permanent Way

Object Type: Folder
In Folder: Historical Engineering Collection


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Date

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

Eight drawings on one sheet for patent pyramidal safety rail. Drawings include section of rail laid down upon the London and North Western Railway, general plan, general elevation and fish plate.

1850-1865

Three drawings on one sheet of details of water tank including half section and half elevation, section and a plan.

21 June 1854

Drawing is of patent chair and annotation that chair to be altered in any way that Captain [Galton RL] desires.

February 1857

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

Seven drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of sectional plan shewing keyed joint, second drawing is of an elevation, third drawing is of an elevation, fourth drawing is of sectional plan shewing keyed joint, fifth drawing is of plan, sixth drawing is of elevation of intermediate chair, seventh drawing is of side elevation of intermediate chair.

1835-1890

One sheet showing burleighs patent switch including description of switches and the annexed letters from engineers who have fully tested these switches and crossings.

1856

Two drawings on one sheet of guard rail including sections showing cast iron block.

24 May 1861

Seven drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of inside elevation of switch, second drawing is of plan of switch, third drawing is of plan of hinge at X.X, fourth drawing is of section at A.B, fifth drawing is of section at A.B, sixth drawing is of section at C.D, seventh drawing is of section E.F.

1835-1865

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