Old Photos of Witham

Centre milling’ from Crittall catalogue

Taken: 1951-1953, Ref: M1939

Centre milling’. Photo (6) from a series illustrating the making of a window. From page 16 of catalogue. The caption says ‘The swinging bars of horizontally and vertically centre-hung windows are formed by welding together two bars of similar section, reversed; after which the weld is cleaned off by a circular milling cutter.’ John Thurgoood, who worked there, says this picture was taken at the Witham works. See link for notes on the catalogue.

RefM1939
PublisherCrittall Manufacturing Company Ltd.
Date taken1951-1953
SourceCrittall Windows catalogue no.163, 1953. Published by Crittall Manufacturing Company Ltd., Braintree. Large book. Copy lent by John Thurgood of Terling. There is another copy at Braintree museum..
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