Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Day: 21 February 2020

  • Roseberry Mine Reservoir

    Roseberry Mine Reservoir

    Operations at the Roseberry Ironstone Mine would have been dependent on steam power. In the 1931 public auction when the mining equipment was sold off, the lots included 2 hauling engines, 1 compressor, 1 fan engine, 4 boilers, and 2 pumping engines. To supply all these steam engines with sufficient water a reservoir was built 25 feet on the slope […]