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Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

Welcome to our online museum and archive.



  • C engine flywheel

    C engine flywheel

  • C engine governor and gauges

    C engine governor and gauges

  • Lancashire boilers

    Lancashire boilers

  • A engine - unrestored

    A engine - unrestored

  • Engineering heritage award
  • Stem Ambassadors award

    Stem Ambassadors award

  • Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge

    Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge

  • Ratty Tails

NEXT STEAMING

October:

Saturday & Sunday
October 29th & 30th
(10.00am - 5.00pm)


The station is also open for static viewing every Thursday & Saturday (10.00 am - 5.00 pm)



New for 2016 - Winch and Wagon Display

Coal and lime used to be delivered by railway to the Pumping Station every week. The locomotive that brought the wagons on the main line was not allowed into the sidings, so the wagons were moved around the site by hitching them to an endless wire rope driven by the winch engine.

Although we only have a short section of track left in the station, we have the original winch engine and we can now demonstrate the engine moving a wagon through the boiler house.
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This web site gives you a taste of what you can see if you visit us. We have four beam engines by Gimson of Leicester 1885, Five boilers Thompson 1936-37, Steam driven workshop, Forge and a 1930's dynamo house with early (1890's) Crompton dynamo driven by a Buxton and Thornley steam engine.

Online Tour
To give you a quick visit to the museum to show what we have in our care and the activities that volunteers can get up to!

Archive
This is a database engine with scanned images of archival information about and from Claymills and the Burton on Trent area. The site has its own dedicated search engine which just requires key words to search. It provides access to all the pictures and documents that have been scanned so far (841 at the last count). As this is a long term project it was decided to publish work done so far. Note the new catalogue page and document index on the search results page. (comments please).

News
See what is happening in our current restoration work and major projects.

Events
For details of forthcoming events, opening times and admission prices.

Map and Directions
For details of how to get to the pumping station by road and public transport.

Links to other sites
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           Visitors since 1st March 2015

Site last updated 26th September 2016


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Online Tour
Archive
News
Events
Visitor Facilities
Education
Ratty Tails
Map
Technical Data
Sewage Farm
Workshop
Donations
Membership
Trust History
Links
Contact Us


Find us on Facebook


Quality Assured Visitor Attraction