Technical Data

For those of you who like looking at facts and figures here are a few to delight.

 

 

 

 

 

Buildings

    

 

    

 

Architect

William Cambell, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

Builder

Thomas Godwin & Son, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

 

 

 

 

 

Steam Engines

Left Hand

 

Manufacturer

Ashton Frost, Blackburn

Ashton Frost Governor

Commissioned

1914

Working Speed

16 R.P.M.

Indicated Horse Power

308

Working Pressure

 

150 - 155 P.S.I.G. at 480F (10.34 - 10.69 BarG at 250C)

 

Cylinder Bore H.P.

26 in. (660 mm) dia.

Cylinder Bore L.P.

49 in. (1,245 mm) dia.

Cylinder Stoke

5 ft (1,524 mm)

Flywheel Dia.

19 ft 6 in. (5,944 mm)

Flywheel Weight

31.5 tons (30,481 k.g.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Right Hand

Manufacturer

 

Hathorn Davey Governor

 

Hathorn Davey, Leeds

Commissioned

 

 

1927

Working Speed

 

 

19 R.P.M.

Indicated Horse Power

 

 

308

Working Pressure

 

 

150 - 155 P.S.I.G. at 480F (10.34 - 10.69 BarG at 250C)

Cylinder Bore H.P.

 

 

27 in. (686 mm) dia.

Cylinder Bore L.P.

 

 

52 in. (1,321 mm) dia.

Cylinder Stoke

 

 

5 ft (1,524mm)

Flywheel Dia.

 

 

19 ft 6 in. (5,994 mm)

Flywheel Weight

 

 

31.5 tons (30,481 k.g.)

 

 

 

 

 

Ram Pumps

 

Left Hand

Right Hand

Number and Type

One, double acting

One, double acting

Ram Diameter

16.5 in. (419 mm) dia.

15.75 in. (400 mm) dia.

Ram Stroke

5 ft (1,524 mm)

5 ft (1,524 mm)

Capacity Per Revolution

78 gallons

(355 litres)

73 gallons

(332 litres)

Capacity Per Hour

74,753 gallons

(339,834 litres)

83,439 gallons

(379,321 litres)

Capacity Per Day

1,794,079 gallons

(8,156,045 litres)

2,002,527 gallons

(9,103,668 litres)

Capacity Per Week

12,558,550 gallons

(57,092,299 litres)

14,017,692 gallons

(63,725,689 litres)

 

 

 

 

 

Bore Hole Depths

Left Hand

Right Hand

Well Number

 

1

 

2

Bore hole 1

 

1,242 feet (378 metres)

 

550 feet (167 metres)

Bore hole 2

 

533 feet (162 metres)

 

530 feet (161 metres)

 

 

 

 

 

Barring Engine

 

Left Hand

Right Hand

Manufacturer

Ashton Frost, Blackburn.

Marshall, Gainsborough.

 

 

 

 

 

Condenser

 

 

 

 

Surface type consisting of 212 brass tubes, each of 1.25 in. (32 mm) dia. x 7 feet (2,134 mm) long.

 

 

 

 

 

Compressors

 

 

 

 

1.      Westinghouse steam driven.

2.      Lacy-Hulbert two cylinder driven by Lister petrol engine.

3.      Ham worthy driven by Lister petrol paraffin engine.

 

 

 

 

 

Air Vessels (per Engine)

 

 

 

 

1.      26 in. (660 mm) dia., 6 feet (1,829 mm) long

2.      36 in. (914 mm) dia., 8 feet (2,438 mm) long

3.      36 in. (914 mm) dia., 15 feet (4,572 mm) long

 

 

 

 

 

Boiler

 

 

 

 

Number and Type

Three Horizontal Lancashire Boilers

Manufacturer

1.      Galloway, Manchester.

2.      H.T. Danks, Netherton, Dudley

3.      H.T. Danks, Netherton, Dudley

Dimensions

8 feet (2,439 mm) dia. x 30 feet (9,144mm) long.

 

 

 

 

 

Stokers

 

 

 

 

Manufacturer

 

Hodgkinson Bennis.

Coal Consumption

35 tons per week

 

 

 

 

 

Feed Water Pumps

Number and Type

Two, steam driven.

Manufacturer

Weir, Glasgow.

 

 

 

 

 

Economiser

 

 

 

 

Manufacturer

E. Green & Son Ltd., Wakefield.

Construction

72 tubes increased to 144 tubes, 9 feet (2,743 mm) long.

 

 

 

 

 

Winch

 

 

 

 

Manufacturer

 

J. Wood & Sons, Wigan

 

 

 

 

 

Weighbridge

 

 

 

 

Manufacturer

J. Pooley & Sons, Birmingham

Capacity

 

5.5 tons (5,588 k.g.)