Front view and section of the pit showing the V Bob, Hebburn Colliery, County Durham, May 1798.
Another engine from the important North Eastern colliery market. These drawings show a double-acting engine with a 63 inch cylinder and the elaborate arrangement of beams and rods which were used to work the pumps, including a set of links and beams known as a V-bob, which was mounted within the pump shaft. The engine was situated at Hebburn Colliery.
This drawing is part of the Archives of Soho, held at Birmingham City Archives [Ref. MS3147/Portfolio/5/575]
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