Pollock & McNab Pillar Drill

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Yorkshire pillar drill made by Pollock and MacNab Ltd, Bredbury.

Pollock and McNab were a machine tool company based in Bredbury, near Stockport. This machine is a free-standing drill of a type often described as a ‘Yorkshire’ pillar drill. It has an open frame, and is powered by a belt-drive system built into the centre of the machine.


Hand and Machine Tools
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overall (estimate): 2240 mm x 750 mm x 1700 mm, 930 kg
Gift of J G Eaton

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