1869 12 HP Gibbs & Sterrett photo gallery 3


| February 2009

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    Steel blanks being turned on lathe and made into washers.
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs2
    Squaring faces on connecting rod in milling machine.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs3
    Repairing connecting rod bearing housing.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs4
    Facing sides of connecting rod bearing housing.
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs5
    First step in machining of brass wrist pin bearing.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Both sides of bearing bolted together and ready for machining.
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs9
    A view of the adjuster plate, which centers the bearing on rotary table for further machining.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs7
    Rough machining the wrist pin hole in bearing.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs8
    Boring hole to finish size.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs10
    Machining the side bosses on wrist pin bearing.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs13
    Cutting the slot to fit into rear bearing housing.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs12
    Squaring sides to correct size on wrist end bearing.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs15
    Completed connecting rod assembly.
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs14
    Completed wrist pin bushing.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs16
    Milling pockets in crosshead assembly to accept brass slides.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs19
    Brass slides on table with crosshead assembly.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs18
    Machining brass slides.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs17
    Completed pockets on crosshead assembly.
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs20
    The pockets and their corresponding slides were different sizes from one another requiring Stan to number them.
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs21
    Slides machined and ready for installation into pockets on crosshead assembly.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs22
    Machining brass slides to correct height on crosshead assembly.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs25
    Finished oil slots in brass slides of crosshead assembly. Back to the photo gallery menu  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs24
    Machining oil slots in brass slides of crosshead assembly.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
  • 3gs23
    Final machine work on brass slides of crosshead assembly.  
    Stan Ellerbeck

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Stan machines the wrist pin bearings and various pieces of the crosshead assembly. Click here to view the gallery.

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