The position of the reversing link is altered by means of a cord, passing over two pulleys, fixed respectively in the engine-house and on the derrick.
This is an upright frame, usually made in wrought iron or steel strutted by diagonal thrust beams against the engine-house wall or other solid abutments, the height to the bearings of the guide pulleys being from 80 to 1 00 ft.
The city is served by the Chicago & North-Western railway, which maintains here an engine house and extensive machine shops, and of which it is a division headquarters.
The engine-house in which Brown was captured was exhibited at the Columbian Exposition at Chicago and was later rebuilt on Bolivar Heights; a marble pillar, marked "John Brown's Fort," has been erected on its original site.
A converted sail shed now houses a stylish tea room and Edwardian and Victorian antiques are to be found in the old engine house.
firefighting equipment was kept in lockers on the wall of the engine house.
lean-to building, was made alongside the engine house facing the lock side.
obverse of a tin medallion bearing the image of a typical Cornish engine house.
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