Illustrates aspects of water pumping. The two original Hawthorn beam engines of 1868, designed by Thomas Hawksley, have been restored and are steamed at frequent intervals. Steam is provided by hand fired Lancashire Boilers of 1908.
Operator: Ryhope Engines Trust
Address: Waterworks Road Ryhope Sunderland Tyne & Wear SR2 0ND
Open Days & Times
In Steam: 15-18 Apr; 2-5 Jun; 27-29 Aug; 10-11 Sep; 29-30 Oct 1100-1600. Static: Easter- Dec Sun 1400-1700. Visit website for more details.
- By Rail: Sunderland / 5 miles
- Part disabled access