Bradford Industrial Museum

Bradford Industrial Museum

17th March 2009 Whilst visiting the boilermaker, David Young (my companion for the day) and I called in at Bradford Industrial Museum. This a wide…

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Boilers!

Boilers!

Just a quick note to remind readers that the Coffee Pot blog on the main Beamish website is now being updated regularly and includes images…

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Mystery Object!

Mystery Object!

Mystery Object revealed!!! You may remember I asked if anybody knew what the black tank on wheels might be used for – here is an…

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More Movies!

More Movies!

12th March 2009 Here are two more films, a preview of the horse tram that is visiting in May, and a short clip of our…

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Beamish Movie

Beamish Movie

12th March 2009 Here is the first of, hopefully, a number of short films taken on my camera (whence the low-grade quality) that I will…

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Bowes Update

Bowes Update

10th March 2008I paid a quick visit to Bowes today to talk to Derek Young who is building the roadmenders hut. This is a terrific…

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Colliery Steam

Colliery Steam

9th March 2008We’ve just completed our first full operating weekend on the revived colliery railway. It’s a bit short at present but over the next…

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Summerlee Heritage Park

Summerlee Heritage Park

1st March 2009On the way South, I called in at Sumerlee Heritage Centre at Coatbridge, half an hour East of Glasgow. Reopened in 2008 after…

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Glasgow Museums

Glasgow Museums

28th February 2009Two museums in one day, and both free! Starting with the recently refurbished (at the cost of £27.9million!!!) Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow, followed…

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Scottish Mining Museum

Scottish Mining Museum

27th February 2009Today, first port of call during a dash around southern Scotland, was the Scottish Mining Museum at the former Lady Victoria Colliery in…

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