The former textiles mill contains a type of steam engine called a "beam engine
", which originally powered the machinery at the Aberdeenshire site in the 1830s.
It also served as the catalyst for starting an official 'Black Country Day and Festival' in 2014, which is held annually on July 14 to coincide with the anniversary of the invention of the Newcomen beam engine
, a surviving legacy of the Industrial Revolution.
New this year are the former Devon Colliery beam engine
house, Tullibody Community Garden, the Serf, Sauchie and Silver circular walk which explains the origin of place names in the county and the ruins of Kennetpans distillery and warehouse.
There are three trams, two steam engines, two trains, a windmill, a beam engine
, a ferris wheel, funfair swing boats, a torpedo, a dive bomber...
Opened in 1710, this mine is connected to a drainage level below the adjacent Straitsteps Mine, from which a unique and impressive waterpowered beam engine
still stands and which pumped water from abandoned workings, probably until the early 1900s.
Portsmouth: Eastney Beam Engine
House is welcoming visitors for a special open day.
These include the oldest engine house, dating from 1849 and within the premises are a 1904 built rotative beam engine
and a gas engine, dating from 1914, which is claimed to be the largest working preserved example in Europe.
It houses the Coddswallop Bottle Museum; a major antiques centre; a full-size steam railway; the only Newcomen beam engine
in the world still in its original location and craft shops and cafes, Why Coddswallop?
At the Levant Mine and Beam Engine
in Pendeen, near Penzance, which fans of Poldark will recognise as Tressiders Rolling Mill in the show, cliffs were once alive with activity.
The Man Engine sports a number of mining 'motifs', with a giant beam engine
as a rocking neck, mining 'head gear' sheave wheels as shoulders, cast iron flangers and rivets throughout and hands that reflect massive 20th century excavators.
It sports a number of "motifs" of Cornish mining with a giant beam engine
as a rocking neck, mining 'head gear' sheave wheels as shoulders, and cast-iron flanges.
William Bradley, Howard's father, who was born in 1912, worked at the pumping station as a filter house attendant and beam engine
driver between 1946 and 1975.