Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,969 pages of information and 233,612 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Machine makers and millwrights.
1865 Illustration of an unusual lathe/horizontal bring machine with elevating head and tailstock, made by Dron & Lawson (Tour breveté de Dron et Lawson (Glasgow) avec pointe et contre-pointe mobiles) here.
1912 Lathe bed design featured in 'Machinery'