Scale Model - J Buckton & Co, Leeds Tensile Testing Machine

Production date
1987
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
A model of a piece of industrial machine with a 'T' like shaped painted grey. The model sits on a varnished timber base with a perspex lid covering the model.
Production date
1987
Measurements
H370 x W620 x D315mm
Media/Materials description
Metal
Timber
Paint
Perspex
Signature/Marks
J.BUCKTON & Co Ld \ LEEDS \ 1 TON
J.BUCKTON & Co Ld LEEDS 1 TON \ 1441
History and use
This scale model represents the Tensile Testing Machine manufactured by J Buckton & Co, Leeds around 1937 which is located on the ground floor of the Chemistry Laboratory, opened on 1 June 1939, at Ipswich Railway Workshops.

This machine is specifically mentioned in the listing of the Workshops site on the Queensland Heritage Register as being an example of the technology used by Queensland Railways. This model was made at the Workshops and presented to Mr Vince Preston on the occasion of his retirement from Queensland Railways in 1987.
Associated person
Registration number
R6730

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