Claymills Victorian Pumping Station [ Steam Powered ]

Dynamo Room

Buxton & Thornley engine (from Bond End) Crompton Open Frame Dynamo

Buxton & Thornley Steam engine driving a Crompton dynamo.
According to the Science Museum, this is the oldest working steam driven dynamo in the country.

Vertical engine home made

A 1900's vertical steam engine (made in the workshop) driving a dynamo.

Control panel for both dynamos

Slate control panel.

A few steps to the Visitor Centre. or Back across the yard to AB engine house
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