Old Photos of Witham

End milling’ from Crittall catalogue

Taken: 1951-1953, Ref: M1938

End milling’. Photo (5) from a series illustrating the making of a window. From page 16 of catalogue. The caption says ‘The ends of the meeting-rail bars are shaped by milling cutters to form a tenon.’ John Thurgoood, who worked there, says this picture was taken at the Witham works. See link for notes on the catalogue.

RefM1938
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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