New Plymouth Tramways Westown Extensions [plans]

Production date
1922
Description
Set of 16 blueprint engineering plans for the New Plymouth Tramways Westown Extensions, dated 1922.

Object detail

Production date
1922
Production period
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1. Cover sheet. New Plymouth Tramways Westown Extension.

2. Sheet 1, Drawing A. Showing plan of tram tracks on Morley Street from Devon Street to Wallace Place, including cross sections & longitudinal section

3. Sheet 1a, Drawing A. Showing cross section of Morley Street tram tracks.

4. Sheet 2, Drawing B. Showing plan of tram track on Wallace Place and along Tukapa Street from Wallace Place to Dartmoor Avenue, including cross sections and longitudinal section.

5. Sheet 2a, Drawing B. Showing cross section of Wallace Place & Tukapa Street tram tracks.

6. Sheet 3, Drawing C. Showing plan of tram tracks on Tukapa Street from Dartmoor Avenue to David Street, including cross sections and longitudinal section.

7. Sheet 3c, Drawing C. Showing cross section of Tukapa Street tram track.

8. Sheet 4, Drawing D. Showing details of Cable suspender, feeder cables and pillar. C1 feeder pillar, switch panels for feeder pillars, section box, section box and switch panel and feeder and section box connections.

9. Sheet 5, Drawing E. Showing details of bracket suspensions span wire suspension, malleable iron arm plate, half strain ear and malleable iron clamps.

10. Sheet 6, Drawing F. Showing plan of double tram tracks at Morley Street and Wallace Place intersection.

11. Sheet 7, Drawing F. Showing plan of double tracks on Wallace Place.

12. Sheet 8, Drawing F. Showing plan of double tram track on Morley Street.

13. Sheet 9, Drawing G. Showing plan of double tram track at Devon Street and Morley Street intersection.

14. Sheet 10, Drawing G. Showing plan of double tram track on Morley Street.

15. Sheet 11, Drawing H. Showing details of bonding between rails, tracks and bands with fishplates removed.

16. Sheet 12, Drawing I. Showing plan of tram tracks in Liardet Street from Devon Street to Gilbert Street, including cross sections and longitudinal section.

Accession number
ARC2013-1530
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The date can't be right - more likely to be 1921, not 1912. Morley St section in place only in 1916, no detailed work on Westown extension was done until after the war.

- Barney Brewster on 18-02-2018 17:22:33

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