Beam Type. Low Pressure, Double acting rotative and Condensing House Engine.
James Watt & Co. Birmingham and London, 1884.
£ 5,525 for each beam engine, including installation,Total cost of the whole pumping station site was £ 55,000
When Pumping 50 lbs. per sq. in.Now about 25 lbs. per sq. in.
Approx. 140 hp at 11 1/2 rpm
7 1/2 ft.
3 1/4 ft. Throw
20 ft. Diameter. Weight 24 tons.
25 ft Long. Weight 13 tons.
Double Beat Cornish type, housed in upper and lower Steam Chests and driven by a single Cam Shaft.
Watt's Centrifugal Governor acting on Main Steam Valve via Rod Linkage.
Watt's Patent Separate Condenser with spray injection. Fed and cooled with water from the Cooling Pond.
Watt's Patent 'Three Link Parallel Motion' applied to all Rods except the Connecting Rod and Boiler Feed Pump Rod.
6 - Hand Fired Horizontal Galloway Boiler. ( Lancashire variant ).
Method of Working
Three Boilers operational when pumping.
7' 2" dia. x 28' 7" long. 3,200 gallons of water.
Approx. 8,000 lbs. per hour.
About 5 1/4 tons per day, when pumping.
Daily Pumping Capacity
1,500,000 Gallons per engine per day
Cooling Pond Capacity