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British Industrial History

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Pearce Brothers

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of Lilybank Foundry, Dundee

1865 Horizontal single cylinder steam engine at Thompson & Co's Ashgrove Works (flax mill) in Blairgowrie. The engine assisted a waterwheel, driving through double helical gearing. Photographed by George Watkins in 1966[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. ‘Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Volume 2: Scotland, Cumberland, Co Durham & Northumberland': Landmark Publishing Ltd, 2001