Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Ballymurtagh Copper Mine

From Graces Guide

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.)'[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. Dublin Evening Packet and Correspondent - Saturday 7 September 1833