Horse-gin operated pile driver William Henry Toms
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Horse-gin operated pile driver
A perspective view of a horse-gin operated pile driver, invented by watch-maker, James Vauloue. The engine was used for driving the piles of the first Westminster Bridge in London which was built between 1739-1750. From Smeaton volume 4, fol. 12v.
Original: engraving. 1738
- Image reference: RS-8438
- The Royal Society
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