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Scots wha hae nae rummelt eggs

The steamer Foyle, Captain Wyse, from Londonderry, arrived at the Broomielaw on Sunday morning, after a boisterous passage.

Among the other freight the Foyle… 47 more words

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Aberfan......a lost generation of children

Half a century of grief poured out of the small town of Aberfan yesterday as it remembered a generation lost when a coal tip slid on to their school. 503 more words

Adaptive Re-Use of Industrial Heritage: Resilience or Irreparable Loss?

Nilüfer Baturayoğlu Yöney, Burak Asiliskender, Ayşegül Özer
DOCOMOMO 14th International Conference
Adaptive Reuse, The Modern Movement Towards the Future
Lisbon, 6-9 September 2016

The restoration and adaptive reuse of industrial heritage buildings and complexes, which present structurally and functionally resilient shells, provide us with an interesting dilemma in theory and practice: Made of hard wearing materials to house straining functions and to last as long as possible, they are also flexible enough to adapt to almost any new purpose as a container. 233 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). 93 more words

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The Death of the Machine? Book Now for the ABTEM Autumn Seminar

THE DEATH OF THE MACHINE?  What future for machines in museum collections?

Thursday 3rd November: Dana Centre, Science Museum London

Our Autumn Meeting will look at the current status of industrial machinery in UK museums and ask whether the long-term sustainability of machinery collections could or indeed should be ensured. 305 more words


There is sanity in the world

Here, with more details here. Although actually forming a club seems, somehow, rather over-energetic.

H/t, as so often, to Tyler Cowen who, as a polymath, probably wouldn’t be allowed in.

Industrial Heritage