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The Beam Engines

Photographs of the Bolton & Watt's
1884 Beam Engines

view inside building

View inside building, with pumping engines on either side.

view of beams

Looking up at the motion work, that connects the lift pumps to the rocking beams
Notice the elaborate decoration on the columns

v iew of beams

View of the two beams, as seen from the upper floor level.

cylinder tops

View of the tops of the two cylinders and connecting links to the beams.

view of boilers

View of the six 'Galloway Patent' Lancashire boilers
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