Clydebridge Steelworks 4wVBCT No. None
Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, UK
Location: Summerlee Heritage Park
Status: Display
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What a magnificent collection of straight cut gear wheels. I haven't seen so many since I got the Meccano gears set when I was young!
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A closer view showing the vertical boiler at the rear.
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The large gear wheel in the lower part of the photo is part of the slewing mechanism.
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The opposite side shows yet more gears - a bevel gear and a couple of worm gears at the top. The very big gear wheel is for the winding drum.
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One end of the gear train that drove the axles.
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The drive to the other axle.
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