1869 12 HP Gibbs & Sterrett photo gallery 3

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Steel blanks being turned on lathe and made into washers.
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Squaring faces on connecting rod in milling machine.  
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Repairing connecting rod bearing housing.  
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Facing sides of connecting rod bearing housing.
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First step in machining of brass wrist pin bearing.  
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Both sides of bearing bolted together and ready for machining.
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A view of the adjuster plate, which centers the bearing on rotary table for further machining.  
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Rough machining the wrist pin hole in bearing.  
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Boring hole to finish size.  
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Machining the side bosses on wrist pin bearing.  
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Cutting the slot to fit into rear bearing housing.  
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Squaring sides to correct size on wrist end bearing.  
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Completed connecting rod assembly.
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Completed wrist pin bushing.  
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Milling pockets in crosshead assembly to accept brass slides.  
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Brass slides on table with crosshead assembly.  
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Machining brass slides.  
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Completed pockets on crosshead assembly.
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The pockets and their corresponding slides were different sizes from one another requiring Stan to number them.
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Slides machined and ready for installation into pockets on crosshead assembly.  
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Machining brass slides to correct height on crosshead assembly.  
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Finished oil slots in brass slides of crosshead assembly. Back to the photo gallery menu  
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Machining oil slots in brass slides of crosshead assembly.  
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Final machine work on brass slides of crosshead assembly.  
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