Model of a 1500 ton Pull - Down Forging Press, c.1958

Subsequently ordered by Daniel Doncaster Ltd., Sheffield

Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives
Gloucestershire Archives

The first of two models of this press, made mainly from wood and complete with a sliding toolpost and tools, this model ably illustrates the amount of equipment that resided below floor level.  The real press is still in operation!

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