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Victoria Colliery

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victoria colliery
Photo: terry almond
Views: 880
Item #: 23182
1986

Comment by: Nev on 12th April 2013 at 10:08

Old Lancashire boiler covered in lagging material, probably used as a steam accumulator or water tank.

Cracking set of picc, Terry.

Comment by: ph on 12th April 2013 at 23:30

was apprenticed at newtown boilers There were parts of this type of boiler still lying about in the yard right up to the 1990,s.

Comment by: Nev on 13th April 2013 at 11:58

I remember Newtown Boiler Works. At St Helens Hospital we had three old vertical Cochran steam biolers - Newtown Boilers used to carry out the repairs. The site is now completely redeveloped.

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