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The Road to Steel City

Documentary series in which Fred Dibnah travels around Britain in his restored traction engine in search of engineering skills and technology from a bygone age, visiting ancient iron foundries, industrial sites and little workshops.

Fred fulfils an ambition by driving across the imposing Scammonden Bridge over the M62. He and Alf also visit the steel city of Sheffield to take a tour round a fascinating forge and watch crucible steel being produced by experts Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet.

Release date:

29 minutes

Last on

Sat 1 Feb 2014 11:00


Role Contributor
PresenterFred Dibnah
DirectorJon Doyle
ProducerDavid Hall