CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3508/2/5/3/12
Alt Ref No[26]
TitleMachinery: Bow tripper/reversing device
Extent1 item
DescriptionAberdeen Chief Linesman James Wilson devised and patented an automatic bow tripper.

James Wilson was born c.1902, and went from school straight into the Tramways.
Wilson lived for decades at Wallfield Place in Rosemount and worked on the overhead lines right to the end of tram operations in May 1958.

Black and white photograph.
Access StatusOpen
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