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Astley Green Colliery

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3300 HP Yates and Thom winding engine at Astley Green Colliery
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Astley Green Colliery Museum, Tlydesley, Greater Manchester, M29 7JB.

Shaft sinking was complicated technically due to water. Haniel and Lueg were contracted to carry out this work.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Astley Green Colliery' p15. by Dave Lane and Red Rose Steam Society Pub. 2008 ISBN 9781409220664