200 ton Vertical Plate Bender, O/No. 9270, c.1941

Order 9270 for English Steel Corporation, Manchester, c.1941

D7338/14/10/3509
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/5/2/3510
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/7/4/3510
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/5/2/3511
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/7//4/3511
Gloucestershire Archives

Note the simple, but effective, method of retracting the single-stroke ram by attachment of a weight.

The quality third & fifth photos were located in 2018 from a batch of early photos, scanned and added to the page.

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