Design Work for British Railways Progress Report 8

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Covers appearance design for the 1250 HP Diesel Electric Locomotive by Brush Traction Ltd., including photographs of the full-size cab mock-up and sketches of both the manufacturer’s original design and the later re-designed version by Wilkes & Ashmore.

Also covers appearance design for the Type B Diesel Electric Locomotive by Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Company, including photographs of a preliminary sketch and suggested re-design, scale model and full-size mock-up of the cab and a general arrangement drawing.

Also covers preliminary appearance design for 1160HP Type B Diesel Electric Locomotive by the Derby Works, designs for the Scammell Mechanical Horse (photograph missing), and future development investigations carried out by Wilkes & Ashmore.


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