Chapin Mine Steam Pump Engine - WikipediaThe Chapin Mine Steam Pump Engine, also known as The Cornish Pump, is a steam-driven . Iron ore was discovered in what is now the Iron Mountain area in 1878. Development was . The company's chief engineer, Edwin P. Reynolds designed a "Cornish Pump" similar to those used in tin mines in Cornwall, England.steam used in iron ore mining,Cornish Pumping Engine and Mining MuseumThe Cornish Pumping Engine is the largest standing steam-driven pumping . It is famous for dewatering Iron Mountain's Chapin Mine, one of the wettest mines ever . collection of underground mining equipment used in area iron ore mines.
steam used in iron ore mining