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of Chester-le-Street

1836 Drift mine haulage engine for Hetton Colliery

c.1845 Drift mine haulage engine for Burnhope Colliery

1846 Supplied vertical single-cylinder winding engine for Fortune Pit, Burnhope Colliery

1848 Supplied vertical single-cylinder winding engine for Wearmouth Colliery

Maker of stationary engines. [1]

1868 Vertical single cylinder winding engine, one of three at Sherburn Hill Colliery, East Pit. Photographed by George Watkins in 1951[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  2. 'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Volume 2: Scotland, Cumberland, Co Durham & Northumberland': Landmark Publishing Ltd, 2001
  • The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978/9. ISBN 0-903485-65-6