Call our Sales Team on 0208 912 2120

Durham, Churchill and Company.

2nd April 1908, Page 19
2nd April 1908
Page 19
Page 19, 2nd April 1908 — Durham, Churchill and Company.
Noticed an error?
If you've noticed an error in this article please click here to report it so we can fix it.

Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

Exhibit :—Two Chassis ; Two Lorries; and One Char-a-banes.

The exhibits of Messrs. Durham, Churchill and Company, of the Hallamshire Motor and Engineering Works, Grimesthorpe, Sheffield, include two of the firm's standard chassis, one of which is designed for 3-ton loads and is fitted with the company's patent " Champion " clutch and change-speed gear. The change-speed gears of the Durham-Churchill " Champion " type are always in mesh, and any one of the gears may be positively locked to the main shaft by means of a sliding cam, which causes a toothed key to rise and engage with the internal teeth that are cut in each of the main-shaft, changespeed wheels. Messrs. Durham, Churchill and Company have had a lengthy and valuable experience in the manufacture of these gears and their behaviour has inspired such confidence in the minds of the makers that they are prepared to give a guarantee of the perfection of the transmission gear on any of their vehicles which are equipped with the " Champion " friction clutch and change-speed gear.

The steering gear of these vehicles is relieved of all shock, by reason of the introduction of a couple of helical springs, which are enclosed within the barrel at the after end of the steering rod. This end of the rod we illustrate, by means of a small sketch. The barrel portion is pivoted on to the lower end of the steering lever, whilst the fore-and-aft steering rod passes straight through this barrel, and is provided with a fixed collar midway between the two compression springs. In addition to the chassis, this firm also shows a 26-seated char-a-bancs, mounted on one of the standard 3-ton chassis, which is fitted with a 3oh.p. Aster engine, and, also, two examples of its standard, DurhanbChurchill lorries.


People: Churchill
Locations: Durham, Sheffield

comments powered by Disqus