Workshops

Scope and Content

Folder 1/55 Correspondence 1928 re: Equipping Huambo Workshops

1/55/1 Three letters dated 1 December 1927 to 12 December 1928 re: 150 kw Oil Engine Alternator for Huambo Workshops

1/55/2 Two letters dated 13 and 17 February, re: 150 kw Oil Engine Alternator for Huambo Workshops

1/55/3 One letter re: tender for lathes for Huambo workshops dated 12 January 1928 plus one letter dated 9 January 1928 plus one letter dated 9 January 1928 setting out prices and conditions of order

1/55/4 One letter re: tender for hot sawing machine for Huambo workshops dated 12 January 1928

1/55/5 One letter re: tender for woodworking machinery dated 16 January 1928 plus letter dated 6 January 1928 setting out prices and conditions of order

1/55/6 Three letters dated 17 to 19 January 1928 agreeing that supply of workshop tools be included as part of contract 10 between the Benguela Railway and Messrs Pauling and Company Ltd

1/55/7 Two letters dated 17 and 18 January 1928 re: firms from whom machinery ordered

1/55/8 Three letters dated 18 to 24 January 1928 re: quotations for 150 kw Oil Engine Alternator

1/55/9 One letter dated 20 January 1928 re: drawings for lathes foundations

1/55/10 Two letters dated 24 and 25 January 1928 accepting Petters (Ipswich) Ltd tender for 150 kw Oil Engine Alternator

1/55/11 Three letters dated 27 to 31 January 1928 re: machine tools for Benguela Railway

1/55/12 Two letters dated 7 and 8 March 1928 plus a list of machine tools ordered for the Huambo works and a shop location list

1/55/13 Three letterd dated 20 February and 2 March 1928 recommending acceptance of Young's tender for Hydraulic Car Pit lifting jacks

1/55/14 Three letters dated 2 to 6 March 1928 reporting order placed with Youngs for Hydraulic Car Pit lifting jacks

1/55/15 Memo from Pauling & Co referring to L B P 19 for letter to Sir D Fox re: loss of steelwork for Huambo workshop

1/55/15a Memo from Sir D Fox referring to L B P 1 No 28 for a report by Mr Fellows on loss of steelwork for Huambo

1/55/16 Five letters dated 8 March to 11 April re: drawings of machine tools

1/55/17 One letter dated 26 April 1928 from Sir D Fox and Partners re: proposed layout of Saw Mill and proposed construction of floor over basement in Huambo shops

1/55/18 Two letters dated 4 and 9 May 1928 re: extra bay required for running shed

1/55/19 Three letters dated 16 and 18 May 1928 re: drawings for Hexagon Turret Lathe

1/55/20 Two letters dated 13 and 14 June 1928 re: drawings of machine tools supplied by Alfred Herbert Ltd

1/55/21 Two letters dated 3 May and 13 June 1928 plus one cable referring to item 1/55/17 not agreeing to proposed project

1/55/22 Two letters dated 14 and 15 June 1928 re: Saw Mill and referring to items 1/55/17 and 1/55/21

1/55/23 Two letters dated 10 August and 4 September 1928 re: machine tools for Huambo shops

1/55/24 Four letters dated 15 August to 3 September 1928 re: Emery wheel grinder and drill grinding machine for Huambo

1/55/25 Four letters dated 14 June to 3 September 1928 re: sawing and carpenters workshop at Huambo

1/55/26 Three letters dated 24 to 27 August 1928 re: foundry equipment

1/55/27 Three letters dated 5 and 6 September 1928 about miscellaneous tools under contract No 10

1/55/28 Three letters dated 18 and 19 October 1928 re: our receivers and fuel tank for Huambo

1/55/29 Two letters dated 12 and 13 September about the construction of the Saw Mill

1/55/30 Three letters dated 30 November to 20 December 1928 until complaints of uneconomical use of space in main repair shops, Huambo

1/55/31 Two letters dated 4 and 7 December 1928 re: Huambo workshops

1/55/32 Three letters dated 10 and 11 December 1928 about a Moton Driven Air Compressor

1/55/33 Two letters dated 20 and 27 December 1928 about the Saw Mill and joinery plus a description of the adopted layout

1/55/34 Four letters dated 27 to 31 December 1928 about the Saw Mill, expressing reservations about the layout

1/55/35 Two letters dated 31 December 1928 and 1 January 1929 giving notice of appointment of A J Smith to be in charge of prime cost works