[Bell Historians] sliders
peter.c.kirby at b...
Tue Feb 8 11:51:28 GMT 2005
Northowram (Halifax) G&J c1915 have an unusual slider/stay arrangement
which, if memory serves me correctly, is similar to that described by David.
Peter C Kirby
>> David Bryant wrote
I was reading a report on a (sadly no longer) Taylor six of 1894. This was a
'modern' installation in that it had a cast iron lowside frame, cast iron
headstocks, etc. However, they stays were of normal type and the sliders
described as being 'metal blocks'. Preumably this means a metal block
sliding on a track. I've not seen these - can anyone describe them in detail
and provide any other example - presumably they were only used for a short
time before Hastings stays became the norm.
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