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1918 Dalton Type B-4 Lathe
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This 1918 Dalton spent its early life in a workshop at the UCLA Collage of Engineering in California. Unfortunately its overhead planetary drive was removed when it was taken out of active service in 1922 and displayed in a classroom of one of the teachers. The teacher, upon retirement in 1938, gave the lathe to a graduating student who, having gained his Masters, returned to UCLA teach in 1941. The lathe was restored to its original place in the classroom until, once more, on the second owner's retirement it was again presented to a graduating student. William Brown. Bill and his wife moved to Oregon in 1972 and started a business in in Hillsboro, home of Turk Mfg. In 1998 Bill gave the lathe to Dennis Turk when he opened his new manufacturing facility and today it shares the entrance with other interesting machines. In all the years since its removal from the workshop the lathe has remained unused and original scraping marks on bed and slideways required only a light freshening before display..







email: tony@lathes.co.uk
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1918 Dalton Type B-4 Lathe
Dalton Home Page
Conventional Dalton Lathes   Early Lot 5 Lathe  Dalton L-T   Lot 6
   Early Lot 2 Dalton   1918 Dalton Type B-4   Unrestored Dalton   
Dalton Nine-by-Four    Dalton Lathe--as new
1920 Dalton Type B-4   Exhibition Standard Restored Dalton Lot 5

Reproduction Dalton Literature is available