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Elevation and Part-Section, Plan below Beam-Level and Plan of Engine House u.s. u.d.

DC 10659

Description Elevation and Part-Section, Plan below Beam-Level and Plan of Engine House u.s. u.d.

Date 1982

Catalogue Number DC 10659

Category Prints and Drawings

Copies A 63135 P, SC 357878, SC 357879, SC 357880, SC 357881

Scope and Content Elevation and part section of beam-engine in Garlogie Mill, Garlogie, Grampian This mid 19th-century beam-engine is virtually intact and is the only Scottish example of its type still in its original position. It is a house-built rotative beam-engine of medium size, with a double-acting cylinder, separate condenser and air pump. Steam is piped (A) from the boiler to the cylinder (D). It lifts the piston rod (P), tilts the beam (N), and so turns the flywheel (Y) to send power via a bearing (Z) to the factory. The condensed steam mixed with cold water is pumped back to the boiler. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

Medium Pencil

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