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098 - Victorian Railways Switches Crossings and Permanent Way

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Three drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of plan of crossing, second drawing is of cross section, third drawing is of longitudinal section. Manufactured by The Railway Points Company Birmingham.

1835-1890

Upon the sleeper, 100 miles per hour may be performed with perfect ease and safety. Five drawings on one sheet. First four drawings are of plans of rail. Third drawing is of transverse system with the double headed rail and vice jaw fastening, fourth drawing is of transverse system with the flat bottomed rail applied. Fifth drawing is of vice jaw joint and intermediate chair. Section on drawing for estimated cost.

12 May 1859

Two drawings on one sheet for patent crossing. First drawing is of a plan, second drawing is of an elevation.

February 1857

Five drawings on one sheet of sections and plans of rail.

1855-1870

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 a general plan.

1849

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

24 May 1861

Four drawings on one sheet showing use of Ransomes and Biddells patent solid chilled crossing including drawings of sections thro' AB and thro' CD.

21 May 1861

Drawing of plan and sections of Briton Ferry shewing docks, initialled by Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

April 1850

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

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

Eleven drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of section C.D, second drawing is of section E.F, third drawing is of section G.H, fourth drawing is of plan of acute crossing, fifth drawing is of section J.K, sixth drawing is of section thro' point rail, seventh drawing is of section A.B, eighth drawing is of section L.M, ninth drawing is of end view of cast iron wedge, tenth drawing is of section of bar for flange bearer piled with steel at top & bottom, eleventh drawing is of end view of cast iron wedge.

1835-1865

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

Four drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of elevation of wider end, second drawing is of wing rail broken to shew the cast iron frog, third drawing is of elevation at narrow end, fourth drawing is of section at centre. 3 Victoria Street Westminster.

February 1857

Two separate documents on one sheet. First document is titled "Carr's Patent Railway Crossing" and raises objections to Carr's crossing and what needs to be done to strengthen the common crossing. It has been signed by Henry Carr and this copy was held at 3 Victoria Street, Westminster. Second document is private press, institution of civil engineers and James Simpson esq. (president) is in the chair. Document details how Mr. carr exhibited models of his improved rail crossing.

1853-1854

Twelve drawings on one sheet. Drawings include general plan, double chair, end of tongue and section and stock rail.

February 1864

Five drawings on one sheet for Carr's patent. Addressed 3 Victoria Street, Westminster. First drawing is of uses for making solid points, second drawing shows permanent way, third drawing is of B chair shewn on section AB, fourth drawing is of C chair shewn on section CD, fifth drawing is of section of rail. As rolled for the Great Northern Railway.

February 1857

Five drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of general plan, second drawing is of section of A chair, third drawing is of B chair, Fourth drawing is of C chair, fifth drawing is of D chair.

February 1864

Four drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of plan of rails, second drawing is of section of rail, third drawing is of section of rail, fourth drawing is of section of rail. 3 Victoria Street, Westminster. As rolled for the Great Northern Railway.

1835-1890

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