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Eston Steel Works

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1876 'MESSRS BOLCKOW, VAUGHAN, AND CO.'S NEW CLEVELAND STEEL WORKS AT ESTON.

REVERSING ENGINES These new works, now rapidly approaching completion, are highly interesting and instructive to the engineer, the new machinery and plant being all of the most substantial and modern character, supplied by the leading makers. As an example of the style of machinery which will be used, we give a short description of a very powerful pair of high-pressure reversing engines on Ramsbotham's principle, which are being put down by the well-known firm, Messrs Thwaites and Carbutt, of the Vulcan Ironworks, Bradford. These engines are intended to drive the ingot cogging mill-trains, and are probably the strongest and most powerful of the class for this purpose.....[1].

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  1. The Engineer, 19th January 1877