[Bell Historians] 'Jimmy' Groves

david at b... david at b...
Fri Nov 14 12:55:46 GMT 2003

I'll to it later - I'm at work at the moment!

Message date : Nov 14 2003, 08:32 AM 
>From : Mike Chester 
To : bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com 
Copy to : 
Subject : Re: [Bell Historians] 'Jimmy' Groves 
--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, s.ivin at n... wrote: 
> DP: 
> > As I wrote, metal rods were fitted to strengthen the wheels, but 
I suppose 
> > these are called tie-bars. 
> Why not 'wheel braces'? 
> Steve 

I thought that tie-bars are threaded metal bars used to strengthen 
wooden frames by being added vertically from the top of the frame, 
through the foundation beams and then bolted tight. Am I even more 
confused than usual? 

BTW Us Digest subscribers have still been unable to see the bell 
requiring identification. Could a picture be uploaded to the files 


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