winding engine


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winding engine

[′wīnd·iŋ ‚en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
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"The most significant one is at Hawne Colliery on the Sandwell/Dudley boundary where there is still the winding engine with the fan house, a set of workshops and office," says Walden, whose father-in-law was a county Durham miner.
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.
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.
| 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.
Also on display are vintage vehicles, traction engines, stationary engines and the colliery winding engine.
The main problem at the South Wales pits, where winding engine men, pumpsmen and fanmen have been withdrawn, is considered to be flooding.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of winding engine rope of size 32mm for mcl talcher area.
For one day only on Saturday, the bus will be taking visitors to the former Great Western Colliery Winding House (The Hetty) to see the lovingly restored steam winding engine in operation.
Features which survive include the stone base for one of Lord Armstrong's hydraulic engines which served as a winding engine for the mine shaft, a pit which held an earlier water wheel, a row of bouseteams or bays where miners stored their ore, and an ore washing and dressing floor where water was used to separate the heavy lead ore from lighter waste minerals.
Tenders are invited for Drivage of one 250mm dia 127 m borehole from surface to kenda r vi seam near winding engine room for dewatering purpose of nj unit of bahula colliery under kenda area ecl