Old Photos of Witham

Machining’ from Crittall catalogue

Taken: 1951-1953, Ref: M1941

Machining’. Photo (8) from a series illustrating the making of a window. From page 17 of catalogue. The caption says ‘After marking off, the bars are bundled in stillages mounted on roller conveyors and passed between lines of machines for various operations.’ 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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