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Astley Green Diagrams

Diagrams of Astley Green colliery and its workings, the engine and some other related matters (overwinders and brakes)

26 Photos in this album

Underground rope change - figure 4 Underground rope change figure 3 Underground rope change - figure 2 Underground rope change - figure 1
Design for new colliery baths Astley Green Colliery -- Shaft Sections Workings in Trencherbone Seam 1947 No 1 Pit - Trial of Air blast stowage technique in Victoria Seam
Ventilation Fan - additional rotor and motor Conversion of Boilers to Steam Accumulators Worsley 4ft Seam Face Diagram Details of No.2 Pit Bottom - Worsley 4ft Seam - As moderninsed 1949
Diagram of No. 2 Pit workings No. 2 Pit Bottom - Worsley 4ft Seam No 1 Pit workings outline No. 1 Pit bottom
N0. 1 Pit mine car circuit at surface Railway connections 5 & 6 - Moss Sidings Railway connections 3 & 4 - Mosley Common & Walkden Yard Railway connections 1 & 2 - Astley Green Colliery & Boothstown
Outline of Underground transport arrangements and workings No. 1 Engine Throttle and ungabbing gear Detail of inlet valve trip gear Low Pressure Cylinder Details
No 1 Brake gear - as modified No. 1  Engine Side view and valve gear detail
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