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Steam winding engine – soundscape

The sound of steam winding engine in operation, recorded in the Queen Louise Adit, department of the Coal Mining Museum in Zabrze (Poland).

The recorded engine was constructed in 1915 in Prinz Rudolf Hütte plant in Dülmen (Germany). The 2000-horsepower engine was used to power the shaft hoist transporting the extracted material, people and equipment – it enabled moving pit cages down with the sp…