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1837 A 30-hp beam engine driving a scoop wheel for Blankney Linwood and Martin.
1837 Responsible for the water-supply of Leeds from the Eccup scheme which consisted of a large storage-reservoir at Eccup (about 7 miles from Leeds) of some 50 acres in extent; a second storage-reservoir at Weetwood, and a service-reservoir at Woodhouse Moor. Between Eccup and Weetwood there was a tunnel 1.25 mile in length, through the Alwoodley ridge; other portions of the aqueduct were either open conduits or pipes.