An Outstanding Collector Enters Service
Fig. 1 shows it rigged as a wheel cutter and Fig. 2 as a, plate lathe. By a half-turn of the locking nut in the front bearing it swings open (note it is open in Fig. 2) to permit removal of the head in use, and the replacing of the other head. The back bearing is a pivot upon the head. running in a cone; adjustment is effected by the "T" screw at the right.
Mr. Baum's entering the service postpones "for the duration" his most cherished project - that of building a museum at Knoxville, to house his collection. Plans were already completed and steel for the tower and frame work had been purchased. His largest timepiece is a complete Tower clock (Stone & Marshall, 1855.) which is to be placed in operation in the tower of the proposed museum.