'Fielding' Open Gap Spring Buckle Press, c.1908

Photographs taken at Eveleigh Railway Workshops, Redfern, Sydney, August 2014

Number 01
Kindly supplied by John Davis
Number 02
Kindly supplied by John Davis
Number 03
Kindly supplied by John Davis
Number 04
Kindly supplied by John Davis

These photographs were taken by John & Jan Davis during their recent visit to Australia in August 2014.

John’s studious expression suggests that some design improvements were in his mind!

It is assumed (by John B) that the steel strap around the vertical cylinder was a later addition and introduced to reduce ‘flexing’ of the main frame.

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