From Graces Guide
Lead mine near Bakewell, Derbyshire.
1803 Richard Trevithick built a water pressure engine for the mine
1842 Direct acting water-pressure engine installed by Mr J. Darlington. Cylinder 50 in in diameter and a 10 ft stroke.
Sources of Information
- The Engineer 1866/05/25
- The Engineer of 25th May 1866 p379-80