Mine Drainage: Being a Complete and Practical Treatise on Direct-acting Underground Steam Pumping Machinery ; with a Description of a Large Number of the Best Known Engines, Their General Utility and the Special Sphere of Their Action, the Mode of Their Application, and Their Merits Compared with Other Forms of Pumping Machinery
Crosby Lockwood and Company, 1881 - 277 pages
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