Tag Archives: industrial heritage

The Triana Ceramics Museum ………..

During our recent trip to Seville we set out one morning to just wander down the side of the river (on the west side) starting at Pasarela de la Cartuja bridge. After a while we came to the area known … Continue reading

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Anson Engine Museum…….a “must see” industrial heritage museum

Today I took the opportunity of visiting the Anson Engine Museum as I continue my exploration of the industrial heritage of the area I have recently moved to. I came across the website for the museum by chance on the … Continue reading

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The Anderton Boat Lift…………British Engineering at its Best

  Went for a walk around the country park next to the Anderton Boat Lift, which is just outside of Northwich in Cheshire. There is a pleasant little walk (a couple of miles or so) which takes you on a … Continue reading

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A recuperation walk along the canal on a beautiful morning……….

After a dose of what I think was Novovirus earlier in the week which confined me to bed for the best part of thirty-six hours, I began to feel better yesterday and managed to eat a little food. So after … Continue reading

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The Road to Hebden Bridge………6 miles, 16 bridges and a lot of water

  As part of my on going project to try and walk as many of the canals as possible in the north of England, today I set off to Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire to walk the 6 miles to … Continue reading

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A Canal Walk………..Brighouse to Elland

When one thinks of West Yorkshire it is usually in terms of “gritty industrial north” and to a large extent this would not be far from the truth for many areas. However, these days many industrial sites have been reclaimed … Continue reading

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Come to Naujoji Vilnia and see the old Posselia Factory

During me recent trip to Vilnius I had arranged to go on a “photography expedition” with my good friend and colleague Antanas (or the man of a thousand cameras as he is known to his friends). My two previous outings with … Continue reading

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Welcome to the world of steam engines….

There are times in every small child’s life that they need to be introduced to our “industrial heritage” and today was one of those times. I took my 2 year old grandson for a ride with the East lancashire Railway … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes with the Flying Scotsman

One of my Christmas presents this year was a half day photography course which would enable all the participants to “get up close and personal” with the Flying Scotsman as it was being prepared to pull those very lucky people … Continue reading

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Industrial activity on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal

We have had a very mild and settled period of weather this autumn here in West Yorkshire. The result is that many of the trees still have most of their leaves on and we are now able to experience the … Continue reading

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