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Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Poster, North Eastern Railway, Scarborough, The Centre for Northern Tours, by Frank Mason, 1910. Coloured lithograph depicting the town viewed from an aerial position offshore, and features the castle on its promontory, North Bay, South Bay, Olivers Mount and the harbour, with fishing vessels, steamers and pleasure boats at sea. Printed by Taylor, Garnett, Evans & Co. Ltd., Manchester, Reddish, Leeds. Format: quad royal. Dimensions: 40 x 50 inches, 1016 x 1270mm.
Haydock Colliery Steam Engine
Single-cylinder condensing beam engine, made in about 1830 and latterly used at Haydock Colliery. This engine is thought to have been made for the Liverpool & Manchester Railway Company for use as a winding engine at Edge Hill. From about 1860, until it was taken out of service in 1950, this engine provided power for the woodworking shop at the Richard Evans Colliery maintenance depot at Haydock. Beam engine with 'D' slide valves, Parallel motion condenser, air pumps, Watt type about 15' long, flywheel 15' diameter in segments and arms with gear drive round rim. Erected at Haydock in 1863 to drive the saw mill of Richard Evans Colliery Maintenance department.