Subcollection REXW-ELB - E Lancaster Burne material

File of newspaper cuttings Newspaper cuttings Newspaper cuttings Correspondence between E L Burne and Rex Wailes Correspondence between E L Burne and Rex Wailes "Harnessing the Wind" Drawing of part of a windmill "Burne's Patent Windmill. Details of tower and stage" Drawing of part of a windmill Drawing of part of a windmill "Proposed 25' Windmill for the ministry of agriculture and fisheries" "Combined wind and electric motors for activated sludge plant for the works of Messrs. Cropp... "Burne's patent windmill" "Wrought iron details" "Wrought iron details. 11 and 17 foot mills" Diagram of windmill "Wrought iron details. 14 and 20 foot mills" "Foundation plan for windmill at Thatcham for Messrs. Cropper and Co Ltd" "Combined worm wheel and pinion" "Burne's Patent Windmill. Details of regulating gear"
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E Lancaster Burne material


  • 1910s-1940s (Creation)

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1 box and 1 album

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Edward Lancaster Burne (1869-1946) was an engineer and early member of the Newcomen Society. He designed a system to use windmills to generate electricity. For more information on E Lancaster Burne, see the featured people section of our website.


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