JE Webb’s Sewage Gas Destructor Lamp | Brincliffe Edge Road | Sheffield 2018
Gas destructor lamps were designed to draw methane and other waste gases from Victorian sewers. Burning mantles in the lamp created an intense heat which helped to draw the gases and destroy them as they passed through the lamp. The lamps were an ingenious solution to preventing the build up of dangerous gasses.
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