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British Industrial History

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1786 Boulton and Watt engine, originally installed in the Southwark Brewery of Barclay, Perkins and Co
c.1860s steeple engine, used at St. Leonard's Brewery 1868-1931. The Gothic-style frame, and the flywheel with wrought iron spokes, hark back to an earlier era, while the use of round slide bars is unusual

Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF.

"The corner stone of this building was laid by the lamented Prince Consort, on the 23rd of October 1861. It is intended to receive the collection of natural and manufactured..." Extracted from The Engineer 1862/11/28. p. 315.


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