SH5837 : Wheel lathe, Boston Lodge works, Ffestiniog Railway

near to Portmeirion, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Wheel lathe, Boston Lodge works, Ffestiniog Railway
Wheel lathe, Boston Lodge works, Ffestiniog Railway
Used to remove flats from railway wheels, i.e. areas of the wheel's surface where the rolling motion begins to turn into more of a sliding motion, which causes an increase in wear.
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2008
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Friday, 15 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 August, 2008
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Railways 
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Railway 
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Railway   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 584 378 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.1339N 4:6.4515W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 584 378
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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