Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Peak District Mining Museum

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A remarkable survivor: Found in an abandoned mine, 360 ft below Winster in Derbyshire, it was recovered in 1976. Designed by Richard Trevithick, castings made by the Coalbrookdale Co in 1819. The pumping engine is worked hydraulically, using water pressure from a pump on the surface to operate the subterranean pump which delivers water to a drainage sough
Ventilator fan from Black Engine Mine, Eyam
Reconstruction to show size and shape of tunnel, together with 18th century truck from Ash Nursery Vein, Longstone Edge
Tangye pump

The Pavilion, South Parade, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3NR.

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