winding engine


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winding engine

[′wīnd·iŋ ‚en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
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An introduction outlines the types of buildings one may expect to encounter on the site of an old Cornish mine: not only the pumping and winding engine houses, but also the mill buildings, compressor houses and count houses, together with shafts, adits, leats and tramways.
Visitors had the opportunity to see the historic winding engine in action and to find out more about the museum's exciting new plans to interpret the history of collieries throughout Caerphilly County Borough as well as telling the specific story of Elliot Colliery and its winding engine, around which the Winding House museum is built.
Opened in 1777 but closed in 1968, Washington "F" Pit offers visitors a chance to see a Victorian steam winding engine, engine house and headgear that dates back over 250 years.
Back on the surface, visitors can examine the winding engine up close.
On the surface are some of the original colliery buildings including the Blacksmith's Forge and Winding Engine House.
The huge winding engine at the former Woodhorn Colliery near Ashington was used for many years to move miners, equipment and coal up and down the pit shaft on a daily basis.
Minera Country Park Visit the museum and explore the remains of the old lead mines, the restored beam engine house and the winding engine, or set off for a walk along the Clywedog Trail or through the stunning scenery surrounding Minera Mountain.
PIT YOUR WITS: Join a magic helmet tour and drive a winding engine that hauled men and coal for nearly a century.
Nearby stands the Racecourse Colliery wooden pit-frame offering an evocative landmark, while the surrounding network of buildings and rail track includes a manager's office by a weighbridge and a engine house with a single-cylinder winding engine once used at a pit near Amblecote near Stourbridge.
s of brake caliper of winding engine of no 4 pit winder at kumardihi a colliery under bankola area
TOMORROW, for one day only, visitors to Rhondda Heritage Park have the chance to hop on board a 1966 Rhondda Transport AEC Regent Double Decker bus to visit the former Great Western Colliery Winding House (the Hetty) and see the restored steam winding engine in operation.
4 The Steam Winding Engine was taken from nearby Beamish Chophill 2nd Pit and was built by J & G Joicey & Co of Newcastle in 1855.