Pictured: Waltham’s Staggered Marginal Minute Dial, Attributed to Ezra C. Fitch, c.1900. Webb C. Ball was arguably the most prolific figure associated with time inspection on the railroads. As general.
Even though the Montgomery Safety Dial was not directly targeted by Webb C. Ball’s paper presented at the 1920 National Safety Council meeting, it was understood the dial was classified.
Pictured: Portrait of Henry S. Montgomery, Published in the Santa Fe Magazine, March 1924. Henry S. Montgomery established the watch service department of the Santa Fe Railway System and served.
Pictured: Montgomery’s Type II Safety Dial, Fitted on an Elgin 16-Size Grade 453 Movement, c.1920. Henry S. Montgomery introduced his new “Safety Dial” design to the market in April 1920.
Pictured: Santa Fe Railway System Standard Dial (Montgomery Design), Fitted on a Waltham Grade 845 Movement, c.1904. Photo courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions (https://www.jones-horan.com/) Shortly after Henry S. Montgomery.
Pictured: Excerpt from Topeka State Journal, October 28, 1899, Introducing the Montgomery Dial The first report of Henry S. Montgomery’s new continuous marginal figure dial design to the industry was.