Floating Elevator:Bunkering a Steamer.
DescriptionImage from page 740 of "Transactions" (1852)Identifier: transactions58nort Title: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidtransactions58nort">Transactions Year: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1852">1852 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1850">1850s) Authors: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorNorth_of_England_Institute_of_Mining_and_Mechanical_Engineers__Newcastle_upon_Tyne">North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, Newcastle-upon-Tyne https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorNorth_of_England_Institute_of_Mining_and_Mechanical_Engineers__Newcastle_upon_Tyne__Report_of_the_Committee_upon_mechanical_coalcutting__1905">North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Report of the Committee upon mechanical coalcutting, 1905 Subjects: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/booksubjectMineral_industries">Mineral industries https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/booksubjectMechanical_engineering">Mechanical engineering Publisher: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookpublisherNewcastle_upon_Tyne">Newcastle-upon-Tyne Contributing Library: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookcontributorGerstein___University_of_Toronto">Gerstein - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/booksponsorUniversity_of_Toronto">University of Toronto View Book Page: https://archive.org/stream/transactions58nort/transactions58nort#page/n740/mode/1up" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Book Viewer About This Book: https://archive.org/details/transactions58nort" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Catalog Entry View All Images: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidtransactions58nort">All Images From Book Click here to https://archive.org/stream/transactions58nort/transactions58nort#page/n740/mode/1up" rel="noreferrer nofollow">view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: irders to be adjusted at pleasure to suit the coal orgrain in the barge, and the height of the steamer or quay. In•cases where it is de-sired, the elevator isreadily so arranged asto be self-propelling. The endless steel-wire rope referred tois about 350 feet inlength, and in Fig. 72is seen bunkeringcoal to a steamershown in section.The buckets are widerand flatter than those employed for loading grain, and the pair of 7-inch borewinding-engines employed on the Lower Danube for thispurpose delivered it at a rate exceeding 150 tons per hour. For the transhipment of coal, the pace of loading is onlylimited by that at which the six or eight men finding accommoda-tion at the foot of the elevator can fill up the passing bucket- ortrays. As coal must necessarily under these circumstances beraised by manual labour and placed in tl elevator trays, the rateper hour of transfer cannot rightly be compared with that of itsdescent from gravity from any system of tipping machine orautomatic drop. Text Appearing After Image: Fig. 2. — Ri<;<; Floating Elevator:Bunkering a Steamer. VOL. l.IX -). 81909 20 248 COAL-SHIPMENT AND THE LAYING-OUT OF STAITHE HEADS. VI.—Conclusion. In conclusion, the writer must express his indebtedness toSir Thomas Wrightson, Bart. (Messrs. Head, Wrightson, &Company, Limited), Sir William Thomas Lewis, Bart., Messrs.C. A. Lambert, R. Urwin, It. E. Ornsby, J. R. Gilchrist,It. S. Anderson, G. H. Sheffield, J. D. Twinberrow, C. S.Carnes, -J. Rigg, J. T. Tannett Walker, H. Roe (of Ropeways,Limited), Hydraulic Engineering Company, Chester, JosephFairless, C. & A. Musker, H. Lander, Anthony George Lyster,Norman R. Redmayne (Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whit-worth, & Company, Limited), and others, for their kindness inallowing him to inspect their various arrangements and ingiving him the information asked for. VII.—Appendices. I.—Trimming Rates at Tyne Dock. The following is a summary of trimming rates in operation at Tyne Dock,near South Shields. Those, however, for g Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.
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