Surveying

A Colliery Measuring Chain – Surveyors Chain

A Colliery Measuring Chain. A Colliery Measuring Chain. Made by Chesterman of Sheffield, England. This chain has all the original Brass measuring markers and Brass handles. Size 66′ feet long = 1 Chain. Each of the iron measuring links are 8″ inches long, in measuring 1 Link = 8 inches. Read More »

A Colliery Measuring Tape

A Colliery Measuring Tape. A Colliery Measuring Tape. Made by Chesterman in Sheffield, England. This is a Steel Tape with Brass and Leather handles and fixtures. This design of tape measure has the detachable tape which when fully unwound can be removed from the reel. It has a brass handle each end of the measuring tape. Size of the case ... Read More »

A Colliery Measuring Tape

A Colliery Measuring Tape. A Colliery Measuring Tape. Made by Chesterman in Sheffield, England. This is a cloth tape with a Leather bound case and Brass fixtures. The tape is marked with inches (front) and in Links (back) Size of the case is 5″ inches round, 66 feet long.   Read More »

A Colliery Measuring Tape

A Colliery Measuring Tape. A Colliery Measuring Tape. Made by Chesterman in Sheffield, England. This is a cloth tape with a Leather bound case and Brass fixtures. The tape is marked with inches (front) and in Links (back) Size of the case is 7″ inches round, 100 feet long.   Read More »

A Surveyors Hanging Nail

A Surveyors Hanging Nail. A Surveyors Hanging Nail. Size 1 1/2″ x 1/2″ inches. A series of these nails were knocked into the roof timbers down the length of the roadway and  heavy objects were attached to the wires and dangled from them, surveyors would line them up to make sure the roadway was being driven in a straight line. Read More »

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