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Oakerthorpe Iron and Coal Co

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of Alfreton, Derbyshire

1791 Francis Thompson (1747-1809) built an atmospheric engine at Oakerthorpe Colliery, Derbyshire.[1].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1917/01/19