50 ton Bushing Press, O/No. 7781, c.1936

Order 7781 for A.B.M.T.M. (Association of British Machine Tool Manufacturers), c.1936

D7338/14/7/1/3201
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/3/1/3201
Gloucestershire Archives

For G.I.P. Railway.

Notice the weight-loaded device for returning the main ram to the top of its stroke!

The first photograph was located in 2018 from a batch of early photos, scanned and added to the page.

The 2nd photograph illustrated was recovered from a poor-quality glass negative, digitally converted and enhanced.

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