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Cole, Booth and Porter

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Cole, Booth & Porter of Vulcan Works, Tonge Street, Bradford

  • 1883 350 HP triple expansion engine at Stanley Mill, Bradford. Unusual design, having all three cylinders acting on one crank. The cylinder diameters were 10", 16" & 24". Two of the cylinders were alongside each other, while the third was below, and their piston rods acted on a common crosshead[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. ‘The Textile Mill Engine, Part 2’ by George Watkins: Landmark Publishing Ltd.