Ballymurtagh Copper Mine
near Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow
1833 advert: 'STEAM ENGINE, &c., FOR SALE. TO BE SOLD, AT BALLYMURTAGH COPPER MINE, near Rathdrum, County of Wicklow, a HIGH PRESSURE STEAM ENGINE, made Fawcett and Co; Cylinder, 10 inches in diameter, 4 feet stroke, with Cast Iron Boiler, 11 1/2 feet long, and 5 feet 3 inches in diameter.
Also, a WATER PRESSURE ENGINE for PUMPING; Cylinder, 12 inches in diameter, 6 foot stroke.
For further particulars and terms, apply to Mr. Edward Barnes, Ballymurtagh Mine, Rathdrum, who will shew the Engines, and is authorised to treat with a purchaser (if by letter, post-paid.)'
Sources of Information
- Dublin Evening Packet and Correspondent - Saturday 7 September 1833