Joseph and his family appear many times in the list of conveyors of these lots.
These conveyors have automatic self reversing trippers, which distribute the coal evenly in the bunkers.
Some have machines and conveyors that wash, sort for size, provide for hand sorting for grade and deliver to bins for packing.
Somehow or other the conveyors found themselves five miles south of the Isles with every inch of their cable paid out.
There are several other conveyors of this type, amongst which the “Tipit” should be mentioned.
Conveyors of this type have, however, come into use for conveying hard and cutting substances over considerable lengths.
The terminals again are much less expensive than those of most other kinds of conveyors.
These conveyors with a speed of 48 ft. per minute, had a capacity of some 20 tons per hour.
The crushers and conveyors were driven from a countershaft, in turn driven from the engine by an 18-in.
Once more the aisles of machines, conveyors and tunnels appeared deserted.