Fred Dibnah's Industrial Age Boxset (DVD)

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Fred Dibnah takes a nostalgic tour of the country giving his own inimitable view on the Industrial Revolution, the textiles industry, iron and steel industries, tin mining and the development of railways and shipbuilding.

WIND, WATER AND STEAM: Fred takes a nostalgic tour of the country giving his own inimitable view on the Industrial Revolution. MILLS AND FACTORIES: The series continues as Fred Dibnah traces the development of Britains textile industry from the picturesque Scottish countryside of New Lanark to the urban mill town of Burnley. IRON AND STEEL: Fred takes a look at the development of the iron and steel industries at Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire. MINING: Freds tour takes him from Cornwall to Scotland, exploring how tin, slate, lead and coal were all extracted from the ground. RAILWAYS: In this programme he traces the development of the railways from the first steam locomotive to the world record breaking Mallard. SHIP AND ENGINEERING: Fred looks at the great age of shipbuilding and examines the skills of engineers.

SKUdemdvd518
Release Date 12-07-2010
RatingE
Region (DVD) 2
Contains 3 discs
Duration 180 mins

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