• Ashton Valve Company

  • General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment
General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment

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  by Rick A
 
The Ashton catalogs not only had new products and the regular offerings but always a firm statement of the company's purpose and intent. They make for interesting reading.
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  by Rick A
 
1896 part 2
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1896 part 3
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  by Rick A
 
The 1906 catalog
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1906 part 2
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  by Rick A
 
The 1920 catalog.
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And catalog #28
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  by Rick A
 
#28 part 2
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  by Rick A
 
The dead weight tester is the accepted way to check the accuracy of a guage. Here is an interesting article about the tester.

https://www.instrumentationtoolbox.c...auge-with.html

Anybody ever use on of these?
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  by Rick A
 
Ashton Valve sanitary bubbler

At the beginning of the 20th century people refreshed themselves at public fountains and all drank from the same COMMON CUP, as it was called. Well, sickness and death soon followed and Ashton Valve soon had their line of bubblers on the market.



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  by Rick A
 
  by Rick A
 
A few steam era ads.
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