SO9491 : The Newcomen Engine in Steam Black Country Living Museum

taken 4 years ago, near to Tipton, Sandwell, Great Britain

The Newcomen Engine in Steam Black Country Living Museum
The Newcomen Engine in Steam Black Country Living Museum
This is in fact not a true Steam engine but an Atmospheric Engine, working on a very small steam pressure and highly inefficient of the energy it uses. Even so it is a very important development in the history of steam.

Wikipedia:- The atmospheric engine invented by Thomas Newcomen in 1712, often referred to simply as a Newcomen engine, was the first practical device to harness the power of steam to produce mechanical work.[1] Newcomen engines were used throughout Britain and Europe, principally to pump water out of mines, starting in the early 18th century. James Watt's later Watt steam engine was an improved version of the Newcomen engine. As a result, Watt is today better known than Newcomen in relation to the origin of the steam engine.
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Saturday, 12 October, 2013   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 16 October, 2013
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Historic sites and artefacts  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9495 9143 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:31.2435N 2:4.5513W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9469 9143
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