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Wind, Water and Steam

Documentary series celebrating Britain's rich industrial heritage, presented by Fred Dibnah. The tour of treasured sites of industrial history begins on the old Bolton, Bury and Manchester Canal, looks at the early use of wind and water power, and traces the development of the steam engine. Fred visits a man who has built a windmill in his own back garden, and hunts for examples of early beam engines that are still functioning today.

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28 minutes

Last on

Sat 12 Apr 2014 11:00


Role Contributor
PresenterFred Dibnah
ProducerDavid Hall
DirectorDavid Hall

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