Claymills Victorian Pumping Station [ Steam Powered ]

CD Engine House

C engine flyweel and crank

C engine flyweel and crank. The flywheel is 24 feet in diameter and weighs 24 tons.

C engine steam cylinders

The high pressure cylinder is on the left and the low pressure is on the right.

Barring engine

The barring engine is used to turn the engine to the warming or starting positions.

Governor and gauges

The governor limits the maximum speed of the engine and the gauges show the engine driver the steam pressure and vacuum.

Climb the stairs at the rear to the packing platform
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