Pumping engine house plaque
The plaque for the Wheal Peevor Pumping Engine House reads:
This engine house was erected in 1872 to extract water from the mine following discovery of rich Tin lodes at that time it had a 60 inch pumping engine and unusual cast iron lattice beam. The engine house was adapted during the mine's second working from 1911 when a 70 inch was substituted for its predecessor
This photograph is by LeeW and was uploaded November 4th 2011. © LeeW please do not copy or distribute without prior express permission.
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