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Old 17-06-2018, 02:12 PM
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Default Mine Rescue Apparatus 1918

I've come across a copy of the 'First Report of the Mine Rescue Apparatus Research Committee' 1918. Found with the other mining and geology material that probably belonged to Alex Fowler previously mentioned.



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Mine Rescue Stations 1918:

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List of Existing Apparatus


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Fig 1. Henry A. Fleuss and group of miners, equipped with earliest Fleuss Apparatus and Oxygen Lamps. Seaham Colliery 1881


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Fig 2. Proto Apparatus, front view





Fig 3. Proto Apparatus, side view





Fig 5. Proto Apparatus Flow Diagram

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Fig 6. Draeger Apparatus 1907, Front View




Fig 7. Draeger Apparatus 1907, Back View

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Fig 8. Draeger Apparatus, 1911 Front View




Fig 9. Draeger Apparatus, 1911 Back View

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Fig 11. Meco Apparatus Front View



Fig 12. Meco Apparatus Back View





Fig 13. Meco Apparatus Flow Diagram

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Fig 14. Weg Apparatus Side View





Fig 15. Weg Apparatus Back View



Fig 16. Weg Apparatus Oxygen Cylinders and Connections

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Fig 17. Aerophor, Front View



Fig 18. Aerophor, Back View



Fig 19. Aerophor, Charging with Liquid Air



Fig 20 Aerophor, Use of Auxiliary Connection

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Fig 24. Tissot Apparatus, Back View




Fig 23. Tissot Apparatus, Mouthpiece Attachment




Fig. 24 Tissot Apparatus, Cylinder Connections

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Fig 26. Gibbs Apparatus, Front View




Fig 27. Gibbs Apparatus, Back View (cover removed)

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Last September at the Scottish mining museum I took a photo of an example of the Weg Apparatus (post #9 above) they have up there:


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Last September at the Scottish mining museum I took a photo of an example of the Weg Apparatus (post #9 above) they have up there:


My original Mines Rescue Instruction Manual, Ashington Rescue Station, 1981/Users/johngriffiths/Pictures/Photos/Users/johngriffiths/Pictures/Photos Library.photoslibrary/resources/proxies/derivatives/36/00/3618/UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_3618.jpgLibrary.photoslibra ry/resources/proxies/derivatives/36/00/3616/UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_3616./Users/johngriffiths/Pictures/Photos Library.photoslibrary/resources/proxies/derivatives/36/00/3617/UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_3617.jpg

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I served from 1980 /84 Ashington Station, my instruction Manual is still intact.
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