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
Sixteen-inch Edwin Harrington, Son & Co. lathe
Swings 16 inches over shears ; 11-1/4 inches over rest carriage; cone has four sections, 2-1/2 inch face ; back geared ; forged steel spindles; phosphor bronze metal boxes ; dead spindle clamped by adjustable conical binder; Morse Standard Taper in lathe and drill spindles; hand movement of carriage by means of band wheel and steel pinion engaging in rack on bed. Steel rack put on in sections, enabling the repair of broken cogs, by supplying a new section ; independent geared friction feed, cross feed and reverse feed motion in apron attached to carriage; turning and screw cutting feeds cannot become engaged at the same time; carriage has long bearings (giving greater bearing surface), which are self-oiling decreasing the liability to cut the guides when used on short work. Steel lead screw on front of lathe is clamped by open and shut nut. Screw threads are only used when cutting screws. Counter shaft, hangers and pulleys, 14x5-1/2, making 100 turns per minute, screw gearing, steady and following rests, large and small face plates, steel wrenches, wrought-iron handles, and cross-feed stop are included. All gearing is cut. All pinions are of steel.

With 6-2/12-feet bed, 3 feet between centres, shipping weight, 1700 lbs. $
Taper attachment. See page 17. $

Per extra foot of bed, $
Boxing for foreign shipment, $