Industry in the Landscape

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1 A transport corridor in Hertfordshire. The Grand Junction Canal in Berkhamsted faced new competition when the London to Birmingham Railway passed through in 1838. 10
2 A mid-nineteenth-century pit-head scene on the Staffordshire coalfield. 54
3 An extract from the 1914 Ordnance Survey map showing Forest Town, built by the Bolsover Company in 1905. 60
4 An extract from the 1914 Ordnance Survey map showing New Bolsover, built by the Bolsover Company in 1890. 61
5 The Penydarren works, near Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales, painted in 1817 by Thomas Hornor. 91
6 An advertisement for Lees & Wrigley’s Greenbank Millsin Oldham, Lancashire, c. 1910. 108
7 Craven Dunnill’s tile works at Jackfield, near Coalport in Shropshire, around 1875. 131
8 Coal drops at Sunderland. 157
9 Entrance of the Railway at Edge-Hill, Liverpool, by T.T. Bury. 163
10 Birmingham Station, by J.C. Bourne. 164
11 Pumps for draining the Kilsby Tunnel on the London andBirmingham Railway, by J.C. Bourne. 166
12 The transformation of an industrial landscape, Windmill End, near Dudley, from 1812 to 1914. 190

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vi
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • 1 - The Location of Industry in the Landscape 1
  • 2 - Providing the Necessities of Life 18
  • 3 - Fuel and Power for Industry 46
  • 4 - Metals in the Service of Man 67
  • 5 - Clothing the People 94
  • 6 - Building and Servicing the Community 119
  • 7 - Moving Around: Roads, Rivers, Canals and Railways 149
  • 8 - The Industrial Landscape: Past, Present and Future 184
  • Notes 201
  • Index 209
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