Tag Archives: Steam

Do Something Different This Weekend

At a loose end this weekend? Got that #Friday feeling? Got that #Fridayfeeling fancy a #dayout Get yourself down to #Claymills Pumping Station near Burton on Trent. Claymills Pumping Station is a must see place. it is an excellent example … Continue reading

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Full Steam Ahead, Steady as She Goes.

The next monthly progress meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Thursday 28 July 2016 @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the George lV Bore St Lichfield WS13 6LU Tel: 01543 523025 The minutes of the … Continue reading

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Saving the Black Countrie’s Hidden Heritage – Talk

Public Historian David Moore will be at The Museum of Cannock Chase on Wednesday 21 May 2014 at 15:00am onward to talk about the hidden industrial heritage of the Black County and how it supported the growth of the area … Continue reading

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Lichfield Discovered Invites you to Walk The Line of Hanch Tunnel

SUNDAY 29 JUNE 2014 AT 11 AM A walk along the route of Lichfield’s only authenticated Victorian tunnel which was constructed between 1856 and 1866 to convey drinking water to Sandfields pumping station. Discover the location of the remaining shafts … Continue reading

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Saving the Black County’s Hidden Industrial Heritage – Talk

Public Historian David Moore will be at Wednesbury Library Walsall Street Wednesbury WS10 9EH on Saturday 10 May 2014 at 10:00am onward to talk about the hidden industrial heritage of the Black County and how it supported the growth of … Continue reading

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A Postcard From The Past – Claymills Pumping Station

I love this place, it’s so much like a day out at the seaside, I wanted to send a postcard back home. The beam engines were decommissioned in the early 70’s and suffered from neglect, vandalism and metal theft throughout … Continue reading

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The Family Firm

Every so often, I get an email that jumps of the page. I read very slowly, but I can spot an historical opportunity like lightning. Tonight I had one of those special emails from our very own South Staffordshire Water … Continue reading

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