Edwin Harrington, Son & Co.
Illustrated catalog given to Lamar Lyndon ca.1890.  The firm was located at North Fifteenth Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Machine Tools, ca. 1890 illustrated catalog
Swings 48 inches over shears; 36 inches over carriage; cone has five sections 4-inch face; back geared, and geared face plate; forged steel spindles; bronze metal boxes; dead spindle clamped by adjustable conical binder; hand movement of carriage by
Edwin Harrington Forty-Eight Inch Lathe, pages 32 & 33
means of band wheel and steel pinion engaging in rack on bed. Steel rack put on in sections, enabling repair of broken cogs by supplying a new section. Independent geared friction feed; cross feed and reverse feed motions in apron attached to carriage; turning and screw cutting feeds cannot become engaged at same time. Carriage has long bearings (giving greater bearing surfaces), which are self-oiling, decreasing the liability to wear the guides when used on short work. Steel lead screw on front of lathe clamped by open and shut nut. Screw threads are only used when cutting screws; screw gearing; steady rests; large face plate, keyed to spindle, unless otherwise ordered; steel wrenches; wrought-iron handles; side block for turning full swing of lathe, and cross feed stop, are included. All gearing is cut. All pinions of steel. Countershaft ; hangers; 3 pulleys, 24 x 8, should be run 80 turns per minute.

With 12-feet bed ; 5 feet between centres, with compound rest and cross feed; shipping weight,    lbs. Price, $
Per extra foot of bed, $
Boxing for foreign shipment, $