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Headgear

Headgear

Headgear

Headwheel

Steam Winding House
The preserved steam winding engine was built by Davy Brothers of Sheffield in 1876. It is a twin cylinder slide valve engine with 16-inch diameter cylinders and a stroke of 3 feet.Its nominal speed is 60 revolutions per minute.

Steam Winding House
The winding drum is 9 feet diameter. Note the timber cladding on the cylinder in the foreground.

Steam Winding House
Notice about shaft signals when winding.

Steam Winding House
Datestone.

National Coal Mining Museum
(Caphouse Colliery)

This is the National Coal Mining Museum for England. The official web site for up-to-date details, opening time, etc, can be seen by clicking on the link below: