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020 - Great Western Railway Contract 3B

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Details of Bridge. Five drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of elevation, second drawing is of longitudinal section at A.B, third drawing is of transverse section at C.D, fourth drawing is of general plan of superstructure and plan of foundations, fifth drawing is of transverse section at E.F.

June 1836

Details of bridge. Five drawings on one sheet of bridge. Drawing No. 11 for Contract No. 3B. First drawing is of an elevation, second drawing is of longitudinal section at AB, thrid drawing is of transverse section at CD, fourth drawing is of a general plan including plan of foundations and plan of superstructure, fifth drawing is of transverse section at EF.

June 1836

Four drawings on one sheet. Pipe drawing for Contract No. 3B. First drawing is of a plan, second drawing is of transverse section, third drawing is of elevation, fourth drawing is of longitudinal section. Drawing contains pencil annotations.

June 1836

Packing drawing for Contract No. 3B. Drawing is of the packing of slope in No. 2 Newton.

June 1836

Details of Cutting and Embankment. Two drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 3 for Contract No. 3B. First drawing is of embankment, second drawing is of cutting.

June 1836

Details of Cross Gate Bridge. Seven tracing on one sheet. First drawing is of longitudinal section at AB, second drawing is of plan of foundations, third drawing is of sections at E, F, G and H, fourth drawing is of elevation, fifth drawing is of elevation, sixth drawing is of elevation of end girder and plan, seventh drawing is of transverse section at C.D.

June 1836

Six drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of elevation, second drawing is of side elevation and on right angles with line of banks and long section on right angels with line of rail, third drawing Is of elevation, fourth drawing is of plan, fifth drawing is of transverse section at A.B, sixth drawing is of general plan.

June 1836

Details of Cross Post Gate Bridge. Eight tracing on one sheet. First drawing is of section of foundations, second drawing is of bearing on wall at section E, third drawing is of sections of retaining wall at A.B.C.D.

08 May 1839

Details of Culverts. Eleven drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 9 for Contract No. 3B. First drawing is of an elevation, second drawing is of transverse section, third drawing of elevation, fourth drawing of transverse section, fifth drawing of elevation, sixth drawing of a transverse section, seventh drawing is of a plan, eight drawing is of longitudinal section, ninth drawing is of plan, tenth drawing is of longitudinal section, eleventh drawing is of plan. One additional drawing of [longitudinal section] but large part of drawing missing.

June 1836

Details of Tunnel. Five drawings on one sheet. Working drawing for Contract No. 3B. First drawing is of elevation, second drawing is of longitudinal section, third drawing is an unidentified sketch, fourth drawing is a plan of AB, fifth drawing is of section at lable and archivolt with enlarged section. [With pencil annotations]

June 1836

Details of Bridge. Four drawings on one sheet. First drawing Is of elevation, second drawing is of side elevation and longitudinal section at A.B, third drawing is of transverse section thro E.F, fourth drawing is of General plan plan of superstructure and plan of foundations.

June 1836

Details of Bridge. Five drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 4A for Contract No. 3B. First drawing is of an elevation, second drawing is of longitudinal section at AB, third drawing is of transverse section at CD, fourth drawing is of a general plan including plan of superstructure and plan of foundations, fifth drawing is of transverse section at EF. Annotation on drawing reads "to be ten feet above the line of rails at the bridge then [face] to this lead of the line of the [face] of the rails at thirty feet on east side [for] west side over the other retaining wall.

June 1836

Details of Saltford Tunnel. Six drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 5 for Contract No. 3B. First drawing is of a half elevation, second drawing is of longitudinal section, third drawing is of transverse section, fourth drawing is of end view of wing walls, fifth drawing is of plan at CD, sixth drawing is of plan of superstructure.

June 1836

Details of Bridge. Five drawings on one sheet of bridge. Drawing No. 8 for Contract No. 3B. First drawing is of an elevation, second drawing is of longitudinal section at AB, thrid drawing is of transverse section at CD, fourth drawing is of a general plan including plan of foundations and plan of superstructure, fifth drawing is of transverse section at EF. [Large illegible signature in top left hand corner]

June 1836

Details of Tunnel. Six drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 5 for Contract No. 3B Extension. First drawing is of a half elevation, second drawing is of longitudinal section, third drawing is of transverse section, fourth drawing is of end view of wing walls, fifth drawing is of plan at CD, sixth drawing is of plan of superstructure. Stamped with McIntosh v G.W.R.C. defendants Documents.

June 1836

One tracing sheet showing elevation of masonry and iron Cross Post Bridge including hand written calculations.

19 September 1839

Details of Culverts. Twelve drawings on one sheet. Drawing No. 7 for contract No. 3B. First drawing is of an elevation, second drawing is of transverse section, third drawing of elevation, fourth drawing of transverse section, fifth drawing of elevation, sixth drawing of a transverse section, seventh drawing is of a plan, eight drawing is of longitudinal section, ninth drawing is of plan, tenth drawing is of longitudinal section, eleventh drawing is of plan, twelfth drawing is of longitudinal section.

June 1836

Details of Cross Post Gate Bridge. Seven drawings on one sheet. First drawing is of longitudinal section at A.B, second drawing is of plan of foundations and plan of superstructure, third drawing is of elevation of girder, fourth drawing is of elevation of end girder, fifth drawing is of transverse section at C.D, sixth drawing is of sections at E.F, seventh drawing is of elevation. Also included on the drawing are notes detailing later work on the bridge and repairs conducted due to enemy action, July 1940.

1839

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