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Fire and water…. acts of god and myths

John Child’s working model of a Newcomen Atmospheric Engine.     It was Thomas Newcomen who designed and built the first practical working steam engine in 1712; his invention changed the world. There is surprisingly very little known about Newcomen … Continue reading

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Florette Festival Market at Lichfield Festival – Saturday 4 July

The Lichfield Waterworks Trust (Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station) have a stall at the Florette Festival Market in Lichfield, and will be on hand to chat and answer questions. Do pop along and say hello, stand C16 in the Cathedral … Continue reading

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