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

February 1857

Four drawings on one sheet showing various details off Parson's Patent for intermediate chair.

February 1857

Two drawings on one sheet of sections of rail. Information about crossing attached.

26 June 1855

Document contains conditions of contract for switches and crossings for Victorian Railways. It includes a specification and a form of tender for the contract. The tender to be made out to [HCE Childers] esquire, MP and to be an offer to supply Board of Land and Works for the Colony of Victoria with crossings.

1864

Five drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of a plan, second drawing is of elevation, third drawing is of section no. 2, fourth drawing is of tie bar, fifth drawing is of plan of joint plate. There is a further part of a drawing but title is missing.

1846-1866

Twelve drawings on one sheet of various views, longitudinal sections and sections of Parsons patent steel crossing.

1835-1890

Twelve drawings on one sheet of various details of chairs, side elevations and sections for patent crossing.

February 1857

Two drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of horizontal section of point, second drawing is of plan.

February 1857

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

February 1857

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

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

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

Four drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of section through AB, second drawing is of section through CD, third drawing is of plan at EF with section through EF, fourth drawing is of section through GH.

1835-1890

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