Middleport Pottery steam engine

Meet the expert - Middleport Pottery steam engine special talks

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 12:00 to Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 12:00

Come and learn all about the Middleport Pottery steam engine which powered the whole factory, including all the machinery, from 1888 until the coal strikes of the 1970s.

These special talks are available at 12pm on Tuesday 13 January, Thursday 15 January, Thursday 22 January, Tuesday 27 January and Thursday 29 January. They last for around half an hour and are led by Phil Wright, who worked on the steam engine during the 1970s.

These are free events but donations for the restoration of the steam engine are welcome on the day.  

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