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Elsecar Newcomen Engine

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Possibly the last commercially-used Newcomen-style engine ran from 1795 until 1923. It is the last engine remaining on its original site, at what is now the Elsecar Heritage Centre, near Barnsley in South Yorkshire.

See Thomas Newcomen

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