Fraser & Chalmers Winder at Penallta
From an old Engine Catalogue - George Watkins gives these engines (one at each end of the power house) as 2,500HP, 32 & 56in bore x 5ft stroke. Steam at 140 psi. 6 tons per wind in 60-70 second cycles. Conico-cylindrical drums 15-25ft dia, 25rpm at full speed (coal?). Another view can be found in George Watkins book steam engine in Industry Vol2.
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