TM1032 : Steam hydraulic pumping engine

taken 35 years ago, near to Cattawade, Suffolk, Great Britain

Steam hydraulic pumping engine
Steam hydraulic pumping engine
At Storey Bros xylonite works Cattawade. Horizontal twin tandem compound hydraulic pump. this was on a traditional water hydraulic system with accumulator and was standy to a Belliss & Morcom driven pump. This was built by Henry Berry of Leeds in 1908 and the hydraulic pressure was 2240 psi (a ton per square inch and much higher than the usual municipal and dock pressure of about 750 psi).
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Friday, 4 June, 1982   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 6 January, 2010
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Steam engines   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 107 327 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:57.1715N 1:3.8879E
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