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At Wheal Alfred they have a 64-inch cylinder; the air-pump is 20 inches, and the stroke is half that of the engine.
The Wheal Prosper 16-inch pole high-pressure expansive steam vacuum engine commenced its up-stroke with steam of 100 lbs.
Many other mines used them; one remained at work in Old Wheal Damsel in 1860.
Wheal Concord pumping engine, in 1827 had a similar air-pump.
The conversion of the other, a 63-inch low-pressure vacuum engine at Wheal Gons, will be traced in this chapter.
In 1816 the same changes were made in Wheal Chance, and the duty rose to more than forty-six millions.
I expect one will be put to work next week at Wheal Abraham, for lifting water.
In the Wheal Towan engine the steam-cylinder was 80 inches in diameter, with a 10-feet stroke.
Yet at Wheal Owles, in 1892, eighteen men lost their lives through the flooding of the workings.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
Breage Church, and the great tin-works of Wheal Vor, stood out hard against the sky.
AT LASTCHARLES KINGSLEY

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