Purchase Road Equipment
James Lafayette (J. L.) Stafford was a
Cabarrus County Commissioner in June
of 1897. Courtesy of Robert Stafford.
"a No. 10 Western rock crusher, a 32 ton latest improved Austin riverside roller, an 18 horsepower high grade portable engine and boiler on wheels, an elevator 19 feet in length and a six-foot revolving, anti-friction steel spring screen dividing stone into three sizes."According to the Times, the Commissioners expected to receive the equipment and have it in operation before their July 5 meeting.
Courtesy of the Concord Library, Lore History Room
|Commissioners purchased a steam powered "portable engine and boiler on wheels," similar to the above model. Courtesy of www.practicalmachinist.com .|