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HRS 1653 Dee Mill engine, Shaw 1973

"The engine was one of the finest examples of a Lancashire mill engine, representing in many peoples' eyes one of the highest points of steam engineering technology. Built by Scott and Hodgson of Guide Bridge, Ashton-under-Lyne in 1907, it was a twin-tandem design with HP cylinders of 21" and LP's of 44" developing 1500 IHP at 65rpm. The 26ft flywheel was grooved for 38 ropes." Source: www.nmes.org (Northern Mill Engine Society)
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Keywords:1907, ashton-under-lyne, dee mill, engineering, guide bridge, lancashire, mill engines, oldham, scott and hodgson, shaw, steam engines, tameside

HRS 1653 Dee Mill engine, Shaw 1973