Reference numberAP/8/22
TitleUnpublished paper, on the prevention of disaster in coal mines by J [John] Senhouse
Date25 May 1810
DescriptionSenhouse offers a solution to the problem of gas buildup leading to explosions in coal mines. Senhouse's solution relies on irrigation via a fire engine pipe used to create a 'shower' within the mine, inspired by methods used to clear the air at the bottom of a disused well.

Subject: Industry

Written by Senhouse at Whitehaven [Cumbria, England] and addressed to Joseph Huddart.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7063Huddart; Joseph (1741 - 1816)1741 - 1816
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