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FARM 6.003.tif
Four furrow plough and steam ploughing engine. Men working and groups of people watching.

FARM 8.029.tif
Bullock plough at work. Date and location unknown. Photo purchased at auction in a collection of rural subjects in 1934.

FARM 8.026.tif
1970 recreation of a 1920s scene. Typical horse-drawn binding reaper. The bound sheaves were collected and up-ended to dry out in 'shooks' of about a dozen sheaves. Part of a row can be seen on the right of the photograph. One sheaf has just been…

FARM 8.024.tif
Typical horse-ploughing scene.

PREVREF 2161 duplicate

FARM 8.023.tif
Typical late-afternoon scene in almost any Cornish scene in the 1920s or '30s. The machine is a cultivator, known all over Cornwall as a 'scuffler'. The height of the tines is adjustable through the handle on the driver's right.

FARM 8.022.tif
A horse-hauled clod crusher used for cultivation (used from about 1900), A typical country scene in Cornwall.

FARM 9.002.tif
Three men (P Hosking, W Chapple and H Burrows) threshing
by steam engine at Roskestal. Croust time..

Machine owned by J&A Hosking St Buryan. See PREVREF 2065/6

COMM 8.035.tif
Women workers in telephone exchange (Holborn Manual Exchange)

COMM 8.033.tif
Engineers from the Plymouth Area THQ Marine Branch landing a shore-end at Porthcurno (Cornwall) from the cable ship Monarch.

COMM 8.021.tif
A detailed diagram of the sea plow on 'Operation Sea Plow'.

COMM 8.020.tif
This diagram shows a sectioned specimen of deep-sea, light-weight coaxial cable of the kind likely to be used by Cable & Wireless Ltd. and the Canadian Overseas Telecommunication Corporation in the Anglo-Canadian Telephone Cable in 1961.

The same…

COMM 8.019.tif
The Hong Kong/Guam section of SEACOM was laid during September and October of 1965. Assisted by Cable & Wireless Ltd, repair ship Cable Enterprise Mercury completed the lay into Guam on 22 October 1965. This photograph shows a repeater entering the…

COMM 8.018.tif
The Hong Kong/Guam section of SEACOM was laid during September and October of 1965. Assisted by Cable & Wireless, Ltd., repair ship Cable Enterprise Mercury completed the lay into Guam on 22 October 1965.

This photograph shows the final splice on…

COMM 8.017.tif
During April 1965, C.S. Stanley Angwin (2,500-ton gross) surveyed the route for the Tortola-Bermuda telephone cable which will provide the northern outlet for the 21-million W.I. dollar project in the Eastern Caribbean to improve inter-island and…

COMM 8.016.tif
This photograph shows survey operations on board the C.S. Recorder in the Mediterranean for the Mat I telephone cable project. The ship was on charter to Italcable for the work. On the foredeck, you can see the survey sled.

COMM 8.014.tif
Mr R.G. Bell at the 110v motor generator change-over panel. Pictured behind him is 110v mgs, with 10v mgs nearest the camera. On his left is a 110v distribution board. On his right are the main supply switches and battery switchgear. On the extreme…

COMM 8.013.tif
Engineer Mr K.E. Finney adjusting the balance on Porgibthree (the No. 3 cable between Porthcurno and Gibraltar). The light reflected from the mirror on the fork coil records the duplex balance disturbance on the scale above.

COMM 8.012.tif
Richard Angove at the test bench at Cable & Wireless doing regular maintenance work (routining) on the synchroniser. Drive relays are shown behind two clock controls at the top left of the photograph. The bottom of the clock can be seen between them.

COMM 8.011.tif
Britains Ocean Telegraph Cables fan out into the Atlantic from the sandy beach of Porthcurno, a Cornish cove near Land's End. These cables, which are linked with the 155,000-mile network owned by Cable & Wireless Ltd., are operated from the company's…

MIN 8.018.tif
A group of miners at Geevor Mine. There are 18in spanner tallow candles fixed with clay to their helmets.

Tamping Rods?
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