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monument Word or Phrase:ATMOSPHERIC RAILWAY ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:An engine house which used air pressure to power trains on the experimental atmospheric railways of the 1840s.

monument Word or Phrase:AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING WORKS *  
Definition:Small engineering works specialising in the production of items such as ploughs and threshing machinery.

monument Word or Phrase:MACHINE TOOL ENGINEERING WORKS *  
Definition:A site where machine tools, machines designed to remove surplus material from a work piece by accurately guided cutting tools, are manufactured.

monument Word or Phrase:MOTOR VEHICLE ENGINEERING SITE *  
Definition:Buildings and sites associated with the manufacture of motor vehicles.

monument Word or Phrase:ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WORKS *  
Definition:A factory or plant used for the manufacture of electrical machinery or components.

monument Word or Phrase:INSTRUMENT ENGINEERING WORKS *  
Definition:A site where scientific and technical instruments such as microscopes are assembled.

monument Word or Phrase:RAILWAY ENGINEERING WORKSHOP *  
Definition:An engineering workshop, often attached to an engine shed, for the running repairs of operational parts, etc.

monument Word or Phrase:AEROSPACE ENGINEERING WORKS *  
Definition:A site specializing in the manufacture of parts for the Aerospace industry.

monument Word or Phrase:AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING SITE *  
Definition:Sites used for the manufacture of aircraft.

monument Word or Phrase:ENGINEERING INDUSTRY SITE *  
Definition:Buildings, sites and structures associated with the engineering industry.

monument Word or Phrase:RAILWAY ENGINEERING WORKS *  
Definition:A large site specializing in the manufacture of locomotives.

monument Word or Phrase:ATMOSPHERIC ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:Building housing a form of early steam engine using steam at atmospheric pressure. Chiefly employed in mine pumping.

monument Word or Phrase:MARINE ENGINEERING WORKS *  
Definition:Specialized engineering workshop particularly for the production of marine engines or other large components of ships.

monument Word or Phrase:RAILWAY ENGINEERING SITE *  
Definition:Buildings, sites and structures associated with the construction and maintenance of railways and rolling stock.

monument Word or Phrase:VEHICLE ENGINEERING SITE *  
Definition:Sites associated with the manufacture and engineering of vehicles.

monument Word or Phrase:AIRCRAFT ENGINE FACTORY *  
Definition:A factory where aircraft engines are assembled.

monument Word or Phrase:HORIZONTAL STEAM ENGINE *  
Definition:A piston mounted horizontally supplying power via a valve gear directly to a crankshaft or flywheel.

monument Word or Phrase:LIGHT ENGINEERING WORKS *  
Definition:A group of buildings where consumer goods, such as small machines and electrical components, are manufactured.

monument Word or Phrase:HYDRAULIC ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:An engine house used to pump water to the top of an ACCUMULATOR TOWER.

monument Word or Phrase:INCLINE WINDING ENGINE *  
Definition:A winch powered by a small steam engine used to drag barges, boats and other vehicles up an inclined plane.

monument Word or Phrase:COMPOUND STEAM ENGINE *  
Definition:A steam engine that uses the same steam successively to drive pistons in high and then low pressure cylinders.

monument Word or Phrase:TRACTION STEAM ENGINE *  
Definition:Small mobile steam engine.

monument Word or Phrase:VERTICAL STEAM ENGINE *  
Definition:An engine in which a vertical piston rod supplies energy via a crankshaft directly to the flywheel suspended above the cylinder. Extensively used as mine winding engines.

monument Word or Phrase:BLOWING ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:Steam engine, usually, driving a centrifugal fan to provide an air blast for a blast furnace.

monument Word or Phrase:ENGINEERING WORKSHOP *  
Definition:A building or room used for any type of engineering work. Use more specific type where known.

monument Word or Phrase:HAULAGE ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:Engine driving a continuous wire rope for the haulage of tubs in a mine and at the heapstead.

monument Word or Phrase:ROTATIVE BEAM ENGINE *  
Definition:An engine in which the oscillating motion of the beam is translated via gearing to a rotative motion.

monument Word or Phrase:HORSE ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A round or polygonal building containing a HORSE ENGINE. Commonly found on farms next to the threshing barn, where it is used to power the machinery.

monument Word or Phrase:STEAM ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a steam engine.

monument Word or Phrase:BEAM ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a beam engine.

monument Word or Phrase:ENGINEERING WORKS *  
Definition:Any factory or site using machine tools in a manufacturing or processing capacity.

monument Word or Phrase:FIRE ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:The carriage house or garage for a fire engine - especially those built by insurance companies or industrial concerns.

monument Word or Phrase:GAS ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing a gas engine, used as a power source for driving other machinery.

monument Word or Phrase:HYDRAULIC ENGINE *  
Definition:An engine powered by high pressure water, originally used in mine drainage.

monument Word or Phrase:ELECTRIC ENGINE *  
Definition:An engine in which the power is provided by electricity either in the form of batteries or direct from the mains supply.

monument Word or Phrase:ENGINEERS HOUSE *  
Definition:The residence of an engineer.

monument Word or Phrase:OX ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A round or polygonal building containing a wheel turned by an ox to provide power.

monument Word or Phrase:WINDING ENGINE *  
Definition:An engine used for directly winding up coal from deep mines, first used in the 18th century.

monument Word or Phrase:ENGINE HOUSE *  
Definition:A building housing an engine. Use specific type where known.

monument Word or Phrase:HORSE ENGINE *  
Definition:A wheel which is turned by a horse in order to provide power. Used in mines, manufacturing and farming.

monument Word or Phrase:STEAM ENGINE *  
Definition:An engine in which the mechanical force of steam is made available as a motive power for driving machinery.

monument Word or Phrase:BEAM ENGINE *  
Definition:A steam engine with a horizontal beam connecting the piston and crank.

monument Word or Phrase:ENGINE SHED *  
Definition:A building used to house railway engines.

monument Word or Phrase:WIND ENGINE *  
Definition:A simple wind-driven machine used for a variety of purposes.

monument Word or Phrase:GAS ENGINE *  
Definition:A machine producing mechanical power by the internal combustion of gas.

monument Word or Phrase:MAN ENGINE *  
Definition:A machine used to raise and lower miners to and from the pit bottom.

monument Word or Phrase:OIL ENGINE *  
Definition:An internal combustion engine powered by the combustion of vapourized oil.

monument Word or Phrase:ENGINE *  
Definition:A machine, powered by steam, gas, electricity or other energy source, which produces energy of movement. Use for stationary industrial engines rather than transport use.

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