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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

Vol 87 – No. 2 – July 2017

CONTENTS

Special Issue: Proceedings of the 1st International Early Engines Conference – Part 1 (held Elsecar Ironworks 11th – 13th May 2017)
Guest Editors: Steve Grudgings and David Perrett

EDITORIAL

Pg 153 – IEEC Transactions – Volume 1
Steve Grudgings and David Perrett

ARTICLES

Pg 154 – Restoring the Elsecar Newcomen Engine – High Ideals, Deep Mysteries
Geoff Wallis

Pg 165 – Newcomen Engines Before Watt: A Quantitative Assessment
John Kanefsky

Pg 176 – The Ingenious Mr Padmore: Eighteenth-century Polymath
Tony Coverdale

Pg 190 – John Smeaton and the Fire Engine: 1765-1785
R.J. Stewart

Pg 226 – The ‘Fourth’ Engine: Austhorpe, 1714?
James Greener

Pg 236 – Stourbridge and Steam
James Greener

Pg 259 – Henry Beighton – The Key to Unlocking the Early History of the Newcomen Engine
Suhail Rana

Pg 266 – As Measured By James Watt: The Ranter & Other Engines
Richard P.H. Lamb

Pg 286 – James Brindley’s Steam Engines, 1756-59
Victoria Owens

Pg 303 – George Sparrow, Coalmaster, and Early Steam Engines
Peter King

BOOK REVIEWS

Pg 312 – Marilyn Palmer and Ian West, Technology in the Country House (Colin Rynne); Maureen Greenland and Russ Day, Bryan Donkin: The Very Civil Engineer, 1768-1855 (Ron Fitzgerald); Roger N. Holden, Chadderton Mill, the History of an Oldham Cotton Spinning Mill (Martin Gregory); David Waller, Iron Men, How One London Factory Powered the Industrial Revolution and Shaped the Modern World (Richard L. Hills); Roger Holden, Palmer Mills, The History of a Stockport Spinning Mill (John Glithero); Andrew Gladwell, Pleasure Steamers of the Yorkshire Coast (Robert Carr); David B. Swinfen, The Fall of the Tay Bridge (Robert Thorne)