Steam Powered Pumping Stations - Part two
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Part two of a look at Victorian steam-powered pumping stations.
This second look at these examples of large static steam powered pumping stations, takes in big facilities like the Abbey in Leicester with it's four huge beam engines as well as smaller locations like Leawood who's beam engine powered pump still lifts water into the Cromford canal, Westonzoyland who's centrifugal type pump cleared water from the Somerset levels and Mill Meece with its horizontal engines lifted drinking water in Staffordshire. Over 90 minutes of content with most of the information being provided by the enthusiasts who run them today.
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