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Images of early engines

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Images of early engines

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Engines, their sites, owners, development and related topics

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Early Engines

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Image of the Pentrich Newcomen Engine as displayed in the Science Museum, South Kensington, London. The Engine was first erected in 1791 by Francis Thompson. It was purchased by the Science Museum and accessioned as object 1920-124/1

Newcomen atmospheric engine installed at Elsecar in 1794-5 by John Bargh of Chesterfield in connection with Elsecar New Colliery. The engine was modified in 1836 with a cast iron beam and additional parallel motion. The engine has recently been…

Image of a photograph of the Newcomen type pumping engine in use at Caprington Colliery. Supposed erected 1806,[now reported as 1811, following failure of earlier engine from 1781]. Cylinder 30 inches in diameter, 5 feet 3 inches stroke. Engine…

Image of a Newcomen type winding engine at Farme Colliery in Rutherglen, Scotland. Supposed erected 1809. 32 and a quarter inch cylinder, stroke of 5 feet and 6 inches.