Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Frey (Belleville)

From Graces Guide
Drilling machine

Frey fils of Belleville, France

Double vertical drilling machine for the Chemin de Fer du Nord [1]. See illustration. The machine had an unusual type of powered/manual feed, visible in the bottom LH corner of the drawing. A similar arrangement was favoured by J. Whitworth and Co at one time.

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Sources of Information

  1. Imperial Journal of Art, Science, Mechanics, and Engineering, Vol III, c.1853, pp.111-2