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The Solway viaduct

The Solway is as smooth as silk, the water slipping in around the embankment that points a stubby finger towards Scotland.

We have reached the embankment’s distal end by stepping and teetering along the sloping wall of dressed red sandstone blocks – St Bees’ stone, mica flecks glinting – that fit neatly together and, where they have been disturbed, reveal an infill of sandstone rubble. 2,582 more words

Coastal Heritage


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Top 5: Latest Discoveries

As you may have gathered, I am currently in the middle of my university dissertation research and my focus is Stoke-on-Trent. Walking interviews are a key part of my methodology and I have therefore been exploring entirely unfamiliar areas of Stoke-on-Trent, as well as seeing places I know like the back of my hand with fresh eyes. 751 more words


Mira Lanza

Mira Lanza was a soap factory.

It was opened in 1924 where there was a former fertilizers and glue factory (1899-1913). 78 more words

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The Netherlands Steam Machine Museum

Het stoomgemaal is bijna 150 jaar oud en werkt nog steeds! Wilt u ons museum een bezoek brengen? Houd er dan rekening mee dat we op speciale dagen de grote machines laten draaien, op weer andere dagen zijn de kleinere aan de beurt. 18 more words

Industrial Heritage