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Excavating the Steam Engine

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Bolton Museum Art Gallery & Aquarium

Le Mans Crescent

Bolton

BL1 1SE

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The 39th North West Industrial Archaeology Conference is being held at Bolton Museum. As this year is the 200th anniversary of the death of James Watt the theme is excavating the steam engine. There are discounts for CBA North West and Association for Industrial Archaeology members. Please note that lunch is not provided.

9.30 Registration, tea & coffee

10.00 - Introduction: Dr Michael Nevell, Chair, CBA NW IA Panel & Chair of AIA

10.05 – Neil Davies: Richard Hills - An Appreciation

10.10 – David Lewis (Northern Mill Engine Society) – An Introduction to Steam Engine Technology

10.40 – Michael Nevell (University of Salford): Fairbottom Bobs & the Rocher Vale pumping engines

11.00 – Tegwen Roberts: Digging Elsecar

11.30 – Ian Miller (Salford Archaeology): Manchester mill engines

12.00 – Steve Grudgings: Excavating the colliery steam engine – a non-professionals perspective and learnings

12.30 – David George (CBA NW IA Panel): The Realfitz Pit Engine, Cumbria

12.50 – 14.00 lunch (not provided)

14.00 - Tour of Bolton Steam Museum exhibits (Mornington Road) - Neil Carney (NMES)

16.00 - Summary and Questions, tea and coffee

In partnership with the Association for Industrial Archaeology and the Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford

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Bolton Museum Art Gallery & Aquarium

Le Mans Crescent

Bolton

BL1 1SE

United Kingdom

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