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upcast shaft
Upcast Up"cast`, n. 1. (Bowling) A cast; a throw. --Shak. 2. (Mining.) The ventilating shaft of a mine out of which the air passes after having circulated through the mine; -- distinguished from the downcast. Called also upcast pit, and upcast shaft. 3. An upset, as from a carriage. [Scot.] 4. A taunt; a reproach. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.

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- Institute. This shaft was to act as the upcast for the Institute Pit and was named the Laura, after Mr Charles J. Homer's daughter. Both shafts were completed...
- Snaefell Mine consisted of a single working shaft mine, and in addition there was a wooden upcast shaft which followed the slope of Snaefell Mountain...
- effect. A downcast shaft allowed air into the mine. At the foot of the upcast shaft a furnace was kept continuously burning. The shaft (commonly several...
- coal tubs are wooden or iron vessels to carry coal. Upcast, upcast shaft The upcast is the shaft by which the spent air is expelled after ventilating...
- increased to such an extent that the main winding shaft had reached its maximum capacity. The upcast shaft was then ****ed out for coal winding and output...
- dangerous explosive gases. At first fires were burned at the bottom of the "upcast" shaft to create air currents and circulate air, but were replaced by fans...
- International Brigade and fought in the Spanish Civil War. Through the Upcast Shaft (1920) The P****ing of Guto (1927) Back in Return (1933) The Simple Vision...
- use as the downcast and drawing shafts. The upcast shaft was close to the Dearne and Dove Canal and the downcast shafts were adjacent to the railway. The...
- colliery had three shafts. The downcast shaft, No 1 was 395 yards (361 m) deep and wound coal from the Florida seam. The upcast shaft No 2, wound coal from...
- centre. There were three shafts on the colliery site, with a fourth upcast shaft located a distance to the NNW. No. 1 shaft was sunk to the Five Quarters...