The grandest place of all is the Colossal Dome, which used to be entered only from the apex by windlass and a rope reaching 135 ft.
square sunk into the blue ground; the diamantiferous rock was hoisted by bucket and windlass, and roadways were left across the pit to provide access to the claims. But the roadways soon fell in, and ultimately haulage from the claims could only be provided by means of a vast system of wire ropes extending from a triple staging of windlasses erected round the entire edge of the mine, which had by this time become a huge open pit; the ropes from the upper windlasses extended to the centre, and those from the lower tier to the sides of the pit; covering the whole mass like a gigantic cobweb.
The creators work to understand things like the stance phase, the swing phase and the windlass mechanism, for example.
The monasteries stand on the summit of these pinnacles; they are accessible only by aid of rope and net worked by a windlass from the top, or by a series of almost perpendicular ladders climbing the cliff.
corfe earliest improvement was the windlass, a hand-wound rope to haul up baskets, called corves, of coal.
windlass used during the Middle Ages.
Never leave the windlass (lock key) on the spindle.
This would need a special windlass, not unlike the River Great Ouse type.
The chain windlass is just beyond the bridge ramp.
They had then rushed out into the hall, where Ames had turned the windlass which lowered the drawbridge.
No problems, anchor held well and the manual windlass made lifting the anchor straightforward.
While we were wandering around an EA guy with a very large windlass came over and had a chat.
windlass kit with all parts ready for assembly including teacher's notes.
CAUTION: The chief engineer must keep up the speed of the anchor windlass to take up all the slack in the anchor cable.
It is most probable his wife worked the hand windlass to wind the coal to the surface.
The Indian sulphur miners go down by means of ladders, or are lowered by rope and windlass, and the mineral is sent down the mountain side in a chute 2000 to 3000 ft.
In the Egyptian ships the hogging trusses were plainly tensioned by twisting them together, making what is often called a Spanish Windlass.
Windlass kit with all parts ready for assembly including teacher 's notes.
The tail gates and tail gate paddles of this lock and Lock 2w are hydraulic and operated by windlass.
She does not have an anchor windlass, refrigerator or running hot water.
In the Egyptian ships the hogging trusses were plainly tensioned by twisting them together, making what is often called a Spanish windlass.
The horizontal windlass offers the best performance with smaller or unusual locker designs.
The picture at the top of the page features a Medieval crossbow windlass used during the Middle Ages.
crossbow windlass used during the Middle Ages.
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