Standard Turret Lathe, "Conradson," by American Turret Lathe Company in Wilmington, Delaware, "Patented December 26, 1899." Look at that turret set up.  Check out Machinistlife.com for machinist swag. The link is in my profile

Standard Turret Lathe, "Conradson," by American Turret Lathe Company in Wilmington, Delaware, "Patented December Look at that turret set up.

Gisholt 22" Turret Lathe. The metal stamp states: "American Turret Lathe Mfg. Co. Patented December 26, 1899. Semi-Automatic. Warren, PA." The Pennsylvania plant was the other Gisholt works factory outside of Madison, Wisconsin. Gisholt was the first company to specialize in heavy type turret lathes adapted to finishing of medium and heavy castings and forgings.  Check out Machinistlife.com for machinist swag. The link is in my profile

The metal stamp states: "American Turret Lathe Mfg." The Pennsylvania plant was the other Gisholt works factory outside of Madison, Wisconsin. Gisholt was the first compa

O-M TMS-30/70 CNC Vertical Turret Lathe

O-M TMS-30/70 CNC Vertical Turret Lathe

View of new turret lathe (center) manufactured by American Tool Works. It is standing on a factory floor flanked by other similar machines that are attached to rotary belts, suspended from the ceiling. Electrical light bulbs are strung above each work station. The factory room is lit by both natural light from the windows and electricity. The original envelope housing this photograph was inscribed with the following information: "They [the lathes] have a stop for cross carriage, same as ...

View of new turret lathe (center) manufactured by American Tool Works. It is standing on a factory floor flanked by other similar machines that are attached to rotary belts, suspended from the ceiling. Electrical light bulbs are strung above each work station. The factory room is lit by both natural light from the windows and electricity. The original envelope housing this photograph was inscribed with the following information: "They [the lathes] have a stop for cross carriage, same as ...

Gisholt didn't just make great turret lathes. They were also known for their balancing machines. This is a Gisholt Dynetric balancing machine, with foot pedal. Anyone have one of these in their shop?

Gisholt didn't just make great turret lathes. They were also known for their balancing machines. This is a Gisholt Dynetric balancing machine, with foot pedal.

The casting of a 36" King vertical turret lathe sitting on top of a 120" King VTL.  Check out Machinistlife.com for machinist swag. The link is in my profile. ⬆️ #machinist #machinists #toolporn #machineporn #machinistporn #oldtools #oldiron #instamachinist #machinistlife

The casting of a 36" King vertical turret lathe sitting on top of a 120" King VTL. Check out Machinistlife.com for machinist swag. The link is in my profile. ⬆️ #machinist #machinists #toolporn #machineporn #machinistporn #oldtools #oldiron #instamachinist #machinistlife

Gisholt was well known for their heavy duty turret lathes, but they also made a wide range of industrial balancers. This is a Dyanetric Type U Balancing Machine made by Gisholt

Gisholt was well known for their heavy duty turret lathes, but they also made a wide range of industrial balancers. This is a Dyanetric Type U Balancing Machine made by Gisholt - Machinist Life

Man working on a turret lathe inside the Gisholt Machine Company. That's quite the turret assembly

Man working on a turret lathe inside the Gisholt Machine Company. That's quite the turret assembly - Machinist Life

Automatic saddle lathe in the factory shop. Promotional material for the Gisholt Machine Company states that "for duplication of machined castings and forgings in large quantities, the Gisholt Automatic Turret Lathe is even more rapid than the hand operated machine, and its assembly of multiple cutting tools do their work more quickly and surely." Generally one operator ran three or more machines, "reducing the cost for labor to a fraction of that required for hand operated mac...

Automatic saddle lathe in the factory shop. Promotional material for the Gisholt Machine Company states that "for duplication of machined castings and forgings in large quantities, the Gisholt Automatic Turret Lathe is even more rapid than the hand operated machine, and its assembly of multiple cutting tools do their work more quickly and surely." Generally one operator ran three or more machines, "reducing the cost for labor to a fraction of that required for hand operated mac...

Gisholt Turret lathe promotional photograph.  Check out Machinistlife.com for machinist Gisholt swag. The link is in my profile

Man operating a lathe at Gisholt Machine Company.

View of a battery of turret lathes in the "Gisholt Department" in a factory of the Peerless Auto Motor Car Company taken while machinery is in operation. The lathes flank each other that are attached to rotary belts, suspended from the ceiling.  Check out Machinistlife.com. Future Gisholt products coming soon

View of a battery of turret lathes in the "Gisholt Department" in a factory of the Peerless Auto Motor Car Company taken while machinery is in operation. The lathes flank each other that are attached to rotary belts, suspended from the ceiling. Check out Machinistlife.com. Future Gisholt products coming soon

Pouring the castings for a Gisholt turret lathe bed at Gisholt Machine Company.  Check out Machinistlife.com for machinist swag. The link is in my profile

Pouring the castings for a Gisholt turret lathe bed at Gisholt Machine Company.

Pouring castings for a Gisholt turret lathe at the factory

Metal Workers at Gisholt Pouring Molten Metal

Another: WARNER & SWASEY NO. 4 TURRET LATHE

Warner & swasey no. 4 turret lathe

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