Old Photos of Witham

Drilling’ from Crittall catalogue

Taken: 1951-1953, Ref: M1937

Drilling’. Photo (4) from a series illustrating the making of a window. From page 15 of catalogue. The caption says ‘At this stage a window is still a collection of section bars. Drilling and all other machine operations are completed before the bars are welded together to form window frames.’ John Thurgoood, who worked there, says this picture was taken at the Witham works. See link for notes on the catalogue.

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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