The steam engine in industry: mining and the metal trades

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    Authors & editors

    Watkins, George [Author]

    Publisher Moorland Publishing
    Year of publication 1994

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    History of industry & archaeology

    Scope & contentThis book provides a detailed technical guide to the steam powered engines installed in mines, collieries, iron and steel works. Chapters include: Technical notes; Mine winding engines; Mine pumping engines; Mine ventilation engines; Drift mine and haulage engines; Blast furnace blowing engines; Rolling mill engines; Engines for metal working general purposes; Works services; Boilers; List of engine builders; List of engines. The book contains numerous photographs and technical specifications.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229195

    • Shelf location: F600-WAT
    • Notes: Donated by Alan Smith