SJ7999 : Former Lancashire Mining Museum

taken 22 years ago, near to Salford, Great Britain

Former Lancashire Mining Museum
Former Lancashire Mining Museum
Originally opened in 1957 and based in the basement of this fine old house, it expanded through the building but was ultimately closed in about 2000 and the collections moved to the Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester.

The picture shows a simulated underground working with a horizontal duplex winch that could have been run on steam or compressed air (compressed air would have been used underground).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 February, 1995   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Former (from Tags)
Museum 
Place (from Tags)
Salford 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 798 993 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.4281N 2:18.3460W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 798 993
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Mining Museum  Stationary Steam Engine  Steam Engine  Steam Engine (Preserved) 

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