[Bell Historians] Re: St Paul's buckets

Richard Offen richard.offen at GkOIqz_5tYkcCefl_PjolLyiKGE38u1Cf8IbPFOVTN_OtzOc-lizRp9mgShpyJUIsTfhAj4DapqGfSL7vnKPLwyz.yahoo.invalid
Mon Oct 1 10:56:15 BST 2007

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Chris Pickford" 
<c.j.pickford.t21 at ...> wrote:
> Love 'em or hate 'em, they represent the limits of knowledge and 
technology at the time - and St.Paul's shouldn't be judged by modern 
standards. Compare them with other Taylor work of the 1870s and that of 
other firms at the time it's hardly fair to say that Taylors made a big 
mistake. And even if they compromised on Grimthorpe's instructions, 
they can't have ignored them entirely. 
> Only really wanting to suggest some balance here - to redress the 
rather extreme views expressed so far. 
> CP

Hear, hear!



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