Linear dividing engine

1863 in Leeds

Linear dividing engine, built by Fairburn & Co. of Leeds in 1863 at a cost of £52 for the Vale of Neath Railway, obtained by the Great Western Railway in July 1866, installed in Swindon Works A Shop Tool Room in November 1906, recovered from British Rail Engineering Ltd., Swindon.

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Tools of the Trade & Personal Accessories
Object Number:
linear dividing engine
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • dividing engine
British Railways Board, Euston Square

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