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Crab winch, South Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall

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Reference Number: AA95/02870
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Caption: This steam crab winch from 1882 a rare survivor of its type. Crab winches are so called because the crank and flywheel are at right angles to the winding drum in order to save space. This means that they operate using sideways motion.
Photographer: J O Davies Date Taken: March 1995
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
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