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  • Nigdeh; basalt drum or altar with incised inscription.
  • Tapered round ropes, although mechanically preferable, are not advantageous in practice, as the wear being greater at the cage end than on the drum it is necessary to cut off portions of the former at intervals.
  • When the set arrives out bye, the main rope will be wound up, and the tail rope pass out from the drum to the end and back, i.e.
  • One drum is usually fixed to the shaft, while the other is loose, with a screw link or other means of coupling, in order to be able to adjust the two ropes to exactly the same length, so that one cage may be at the surface when the other is at the bottom, without having to pay out or take up any slack rope by the engine.
  • The forward feed is given by a chain winding upon a drum, which hauls upon a pulley fixed to a prop about 30 yds.
 

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