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Some New Methods of Construction. A Brief Survey. A. Steel Houses

The Braithwaite System being carried out by Messrs. Braithwaite & Co., Ltd., Engineers, West Bromwich. The walls are formed of pressed steel plates in box form, bolted together by turned-in flanges, and are lined with thick asbestos sheets secured in position by hard wood fillets screwed to the framing. The inner face of the steel is protected against rust by a bitumastic or other solution, and the other face is painted.