Tyne and Wear HER(3187): Houghton-le-Spring, Byer Engine and Reservoir - Details
Houghton-le-Spring, Byer Engine and Reservoir
Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows the Byre Engine and its reservoir on the Hetton Railway (HER ref. 2848). This engine was later known as Copt Hill Engine. It survived in part at least until the 1970s.
<< HER 3187 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1861, 6 inch scale, Durham20 C.E. Mountford, 1970, The Development of Colliery Railways in Co. Durham, p.13