Technical Data

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Buildings

 

Architect

William Cambell, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

Builder

Thomas Godwin & Son, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

 

Steam Engines

Left Hand

Ashton Frost Governor

Manufacturer

Ashton Frost, Blackburn

Commissioned

1914

Working Speed

16 R.P.M.

Indicated Horse Power

308

Working Pressure

150 - 155 P.S.I.G. at 480F (10.34 - 10.69 BarG at 250C)

Cylinder Bore H.P.

26 in. (660 mm) dia.

Cylinder Bore L.P.

49 in. (1,245 mm) dia.

Cylinder Stoke

5 ft (1,524 mm)

Flywheel Dia.

19 ft 6 in. (5,944 mm)

Flywheel Weight

31.5 tons (30,481 k.g.)

   

Hathorn Davey Governor

Right Hand

Manufacturer

Hathorn Davey, Leeds

Commissioned

1927

Working Speed

19 R.P.M.

Indicated Horse Power

308

Working Pressure

150 - 155 P.S.I.G. at 480F (10.34 - 10.69 BarG at 250C)

Cylinder Bore H.P.

27 in. (686 mm) dia.

Cylinder Bore L.P.

52 in. (1,321 mm) dia.

Cylinder Stoke

5 ft (1,524mm)

Flywheel Dia.

19 ft 6 in. (5,994 mm)

Flywheel Weight

31.5 tons (30,481 k.g.)

  

Ram Pumps

Left Hand

Right Hand

Number and Type

One, double acting

One, double acting

Ram Diameter

16.5 in. (419 mm) dia.

15.75 in. (400 mm) dia.

Ram Stroke

5 ft (1,524 mm)

5 ft (1,524 mm)

Capacity Per Revolution

78 gallons

73 gallons

(355 litres)

(332 litres)

Capacity Per Hour

74,753 gallons

83,439 gallons

(339,834 litres)

(379,321 litres)

Capacity Per Day

1,794,079 gallons

2,002,527 gallons

(8,156,045 litres)

(9,103,668 litres)

Capacity Per Week

12,558,550 gallons

14,017,692 gallons

(57,092,299 litres)

(63,725,689 litres)

   

Bore Hole Depths

Left Hand

Right Hand

Well Number

1

2

Bore hole 1

1,242 feet (378 metres)

550 feet (167 metres)

Bore hole 2

533 feet (162 metres)

530 feet (161 metres)

   

Barring Engine

Left Hand

Right Hand

Manufacturer

Ashton Frost, Blackburn.

Marshall, Gainsborough.

   

Condenser

Surface type consisting of 212 brass tubes, each of 1.25 in. (32 mm) dia. x 7 feet (2,134 mm) long.

   

Compressors

1. Westinghouse steam driven.

2. Lacy-Hulbert two cylinder driven by Lister petrol engine.

3. Ham worthy driven by Lister petrol paraffin engine.

   

Air Vessels (per Engine)

1. 26 in. (660 mm) dia., 6 feet (1,829 mm) long

2. 36 in. (914 mm) dia., 8 feet (2,438 mm) long

3. 36 in. (914 mm) dia., 15 feet (4,572 mm) long

   
Travelling Crane        
Manufacturer   Jackson & Ogdon Ltd, Lansdowne Iron Works, Oldham
Capacity   16 Tons
           

Boilers

Number and Type

Three Horizontal Lancashire Boilers

Manufacturer

1. Galloway, Manchester.

2. H.T. Danks, Netherton, Dudley

3. H.T. Danks, Netherton, Dudley

Dimensions

8 feet (2,439 mm) dia. x 30 feet (9,144mm) long.

   

Stokers

Manufacturer

Hodgkinson Bennis.

Coal Consumption

35 tons per week

   

Feed Water Pumps

Number and Type

Two, steam driven.

Manufacturer

Weir, Glasgow.

   

Economiser

Manufacturer

E. Green & Son Ltd., Wakefield.

Construction

72 tubes increased to 144 tubes, 9 feet (2,743 mm) long.

   

Winch

Manufacturer

J. Wood & Sons, Wigan

   

Weighbridge

Manufacturer

J. Pooley & Sons, Birmingham

Capacity

5.5 tons (5,588 k.g.)