Pin

1997/013

Wrought iron lining-up pin found on the Laigh Milton Viaduct

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Description

Wrought iron lining-up pin found on top of arch No.1 of the Laigh Milton Viaduct on the Kilmarnock & Troon Railway. The pin was found on 8 March 1996 set into a joint of the arch.

For an article on the viaduct and its restoration see http://www.engineering-timelines.com/scripts/engineeringItem.asp?id=1243.

For a detailed paper on the viaduct and its restoration see here.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1997/013

Item Type

Short Description

Lining-up pin

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1810

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

None

Dimensions (mm)

Pin: 130 (L). Shaft: 9 x 9. Head (domed): 16 x 16.

Donor

Date Donated

December 1977

Materials

Wrought iron

Condition

Poor to fair (rust damage)

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