headhouse

headhouse

[′hed‚hau̇s]
(mining engineering)
A timber framing located at the top of a shaft and receiving the shaft guides that carry the cage or elevator.
A structure that houses the headframe.
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2003: Headhouse restored and passengerrailservice returned after 28 years.
The utility spent $1 million on improvements that included joint hardening, slab sealing and headhouse fencing.
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VIP soon outgrew the venue in Deptford, prompting him to move the show to Philadelphia's HeadHouse Lounge, on 122 Lombard St.
From the articulated coffered treatment on the headhouse columns and roof surfaces to the intricate jali window screens that filter dappled light into the concourses, Terminal 2 demonstrates the potential for a modern airport to view tradition anew.
In concert with these passenger-related improvements, Amtrak is moving forward to create a redevelopment plan for the historic stationOs Headhouse Building and has selected Jones Lang LaSalle to conduct a feasibility study on the best plan for its use.
These designs are most evident when entering the Station's Headhouse and the impressive Grand Hall, with its sweeping archways, fresco and gold leaf detailing, mosaics, and art glass windows.
Agreements to license its name to other operators have also failed, first in the Philadelphia International Airport and Reading Terminal Headhouse.
Construction of the greenhouse and headhouse, including equipment, took just more than a year and the facility has been in production since April 1999.
The headhouse is now taking shape and its central check-in hall will replace the separate lobbies used by individual airlines or groups of airlines.
Between the headhouse of the terminal elevator and the raw grain bins, a truck receiving station has been installed; this includes two 50-tonne bins for bulk load-out of grain into trucks.