The tremendous noise of power looms weaving carpet fills the Museum of Carpet in Kidderminster each time the volunteer weavers run these giant machines. This is not an easy job and requires years of training. They are not simply weaving a flat cloth, but create a three dimensional product which is velvety and luxurious.
1st edition of the Newcomen Newsletter launched during the Corona Virus Pandemic. Includes Kenneth Yeomans Award, Runcorn to Widnes Bridge, Hazards of New Technology & various web-links.
The Newcomen Position on Coronavirus Given Government advice on [...]
Newcomen Southern Appoint New Chairman Dr Mark Walker is [...]
The Society's Summer Visit to Birmingham has been Cancelled [...]
Welcome To The New Website You have arrived [...]
The new Newcomen Website is now live! We [...]
Newcomen.com In Maintenance Mode this Weekend Please note [...]
Dr Fred Starr will be give his lecture to the Sidcup Literary and Scientific Society on Tuesday, January 8th. The idea for the talk came from comments made by some members of Newcomen, when the phrase “Rupert Bear Engineering” is used to describe half baked inventions
Lower Vartry Reservoir The Lower Vartry Reservoir has [...]