Woman engineer drilling an aero engine crankshaft at the Tongland Works in Galloway during the first decades of the 20th Century (Stewartry Museum, Kirkcudbright)
The Latest Newcomen Society Journal – Vol 90 No. 1
Now posted to members direct – Volume 90 No. 1 of The International Journal for the History of Engineering & Technology features articles on:
- Tongland works in Galloway and the women engineers
- The life and work of John Baildon, the man who took British 18th century iron innivations to Upper Silesia in Prussia between 1793 and 1836.
- Steam engines on UK roads, 1862-1865: Banning orders, agricultural locomotives and the ‘red flag’ act.
- The transfer and exploitation of German air-to-air rocket and guided missile technology by the Western Allies after World War II.
There is also an excellent set of book reviews.
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