[Bell Historians] Re: St Paul's buckets

Andrew Higson andrew-higson at 1w0tKg87_bFsCbTYELpTzGRS3suXD1oAC7BLafqAZGdq1KlYl818kyONuku97BxHt5AMxeNnVBg6dJs0OJibes_nTJpJaw.yahoo.invalid
Mon Oct 1 11:27:02 BST 2007

Do I have to?


Favourite line from the book of Psalms - Ears they hath and hear not - it seems so appropriate to many of our discussions!


Andrew Higson

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From: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com [mailto:bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Richard Offen
Sent: 01 October 2007 10:56
To: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Bell Historians] Re: St Paul's buckets


--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com <mailto:bellhistorians%40yahoogroups.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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