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Shropshire, October 1877

Shropshire, October 1877


Wellington Journal, 6th October 1877
Broseley Coal, Broseley, Salop.

Important and Unreserved SALE of MINING PLANT,
on Monday, October 15, 1877.


Is favoured with instructions from the representatives of the late Mr. Joseph Hill, to SELL by AUCTION. The whole of the PIT PLANT, &c., comprising a Vertical Steam Engine, 12-horse power; Boiler; 3-link Flat Chain, 135 yards long; Tacklers, Bonnet Pit-head; Pulley and Runner, all complete and in proper working order; about 14 tons of Wrought and Cast-iron Rails and Sleepers, in lots to suit purchasers; Iron Plates, two good Carts, good Mare and Colt; Black Horse, a very good worker; a lot of useful Pit Wood; excellent Weighing Machine, to weigh 12 tons, by Brownhill & Sons; Pit Baskets, Saws, Shovels, Stone Boxes, Picks, Mattock, Blowing Tools, Crowbars, Culling Machine; Stack prime Hay, about 2 tons; Chain Fencing round field, Wood Hurdles, and about 1 ton of old Iron, &c.

Sale punctually at One o’clock.

Submitted by Steve Dewhirst


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