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Buxton and Thornley

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Small Buxton and Thornley steam pump at Claymills Victorian Pumping Station
Larger Buxton and Thornley steam pump at Claymills Victorian Pumping Station
Buxton and Thornley engine driving 1889 Crompton dynamo at Claymills Victorian Pumping Station
1899.
1901. Three-throw water pump. Exhibit at the National Brewery Centre.
1901. Three-throw water pump. Exhibit at the National Brewery Centre.

Buxton and Thornley of Burton-on-Trent

1894 Brewer's Exhibition. Showed cut-off for horizontal engine and 'Steel's Mashing Machine'

Horizontal boiler feed pump. Exhibit at Bradford Industrial Museum

Various engines operating at Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

A Buxton and Thornley horizontal engine is still in service at Hook Norton Brewery.

1901 Brewers' Exhibition.

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Sources of Information

  • The Engineer of 26th October 1894 p357
  • Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10