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Until the 19th century and into the early 20th century heavy machines were drawn under human or animal power. With the advent of portable steam-powered engines the drawn machine precursors were reconfigured with the new engines, such as the combine harvester.
You can also check the Durham Mining Museum and Ian Winstanley's Site. I have also used 'A Pit Terminology - Glossary Used in Coal Mining' a publication compiled by William Stukeley Gresley, dated 1883 and given to me by Philip Wyles.
EM 1110-2-2901 Tunnels and Shafts in Rock - Ebook download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read book online.