£14.99

Author:   Steve Grudgings

Published:   2015
Edition:   Paperback
Pages:   162
Condition:   New

Status:   In Stock

Synopsis

The History and Industrial Archaeology of the Steam Engines of the Coalpit Heath Colliery Company by Steve Grudgings.

This book sets out to tell the technical, social, historical and archaeological stories of the stationary steam engines used by the Coalpit Heath Colliery Company between 1800 and 1949. It draws on a wide range of archival sources, including oral histories, maps and images collated by the author over a number of years.

Chapters

Frog Lane Colliery
May’s Hill Colliery
Nibley Colliery
New Engine Colliery
Ram Hill Colliery
Engines at other CHCC Pits
Bitterwells Famous Water Tank
Industrial Archaeology of Steam Engines and Personal Views.