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Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference RHP36146/1-17
Title Plans, sections, elevations and details of 70-foot articulated engine turntable for Perth and Thornton marshalling yards (British Railways)
Dates 1955-1957
Access status Open
Location On site (Sighthill)
Description Engineers: Cowans, Sheldon & Co. Ltd., Carlisle.
1. General arrangement drawing
2. Collector, arrangement and details
3. Details of locking bolt casting
4. Details of roller axles and bearings
5. Plan showing arrangement of centre pivot and collector
6. Push bar details
7. Foundation details
8. Brake, clutch and indicator gear details
9. Locking gear details
10. Details of platforms
11. Details of machinery pedestal and guard
12. Details of rollers and spur ring
13. Plan showing arrangement of turning gear and seating for machinery
14. Details of main and end girders
15. Connection diagram and arrangement of electrics
16. Details of shafts and gearing
17. Detail of operating instruction plate
Level File
Extent 17 plans
Related material BR
Archival history Records of British Railways Board
Associated places
PL215Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
PL811Kirkcaldy and Dysart, Fife, Scotland

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