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Beckton's Railways and Locomotives - Dave Marden (9.8/10)

For those of us afflicted with the love industrial railways, especially of the steam variety, this book is a real gem. Covering the railways of the Beckton Gas Works and the Outfall and Sewage works this covers every known locomotive running on the two systems over 100 years from 1870 to 1970. 101 more words

Library Borrowed

Exciting Gas Pipeline News

Look, we live in the country, we have to take our excitement where we find it …

It turns out that the gas pipe being put in on my route to Bigtown is no ordinary gas main – they are effectively dualling the main gas pipeline to Ireland (which might be interesting come Brexit) at a cost of around €92m. 105 more words

Rural Diversions

Trouble down at the gas works

The Police Courts of London dealt with a lot more than crime in the nineteenth century. Petitioners often approached the bench asking for help because they were poor or having trouble with their landlords. 376 more words

7th September 2016

Gas Works will be at the Hornby Railway Collectors Association show  on Saturday the 24th September at the Preston Road Methodist Church in Yeovil ( BA21 3JR ) for other layouts and traders see… 22 more words


Gasworks Park, Seattle

Back in the late 1970’s Seattle cleaned up an oil refinery right in the center of town on the shores. of Lake Union. A major environmental disaster.   75 more words

Commercial Exterior

A new deposit from the Museum of London

Early in 2016 the Museum of London contacted the IET Archives in relation to its Rationalisation Project. This project aimed to transfer items, which are no longer relevant to them, to other institutions such as museums, universities and charities, which would then be able to benefit from them. 993 more words

Gas Works

Stonefield Road

What a difference a decade makes! This the eastern middle of Stonefield Road back around 2006. The location is the former Letham’s Garage, and until i saw this photo, i forgot that a brick wall was along the pavement for much of this vacant land. 597 more words

Blantyre Business