Re: NSW boiler records


This is very interesting, my "reverse engineering" question re chimney
height may yet be vindicated. Thanks to Peter Evans it looks like 50 HP
is the figure for my chimney. If we could find the boiler registration

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From: [] On
Behalf Of Iain Stuart
Sent: Monday, 12 January 2009 8:46 AM
Subject: [LRRSA] NSW boiler records

I actually used to know the answer to this question in relation to NSW
boiler records. As I recall they do exist and there was some program to
preserve them run through the Powerhouse Museum (unlikely as that may
since the Powerhouse is fixated on things like Kylie's Hotpants). If
is still a section of steam engines in the Museum they might be able to

I will also ask around on the engineering heritage discussion group and

NSW State Records would be really good if any of you were related to a
boiler or if one of your boilers had come out here as a convict.


Dr Iain Stuart


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