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FRED DIBNAH'S WORLD OF STEAM, STEEL & STONE: 3 DVD Box Set

FRED DIBNAH    Book Number: 81641    Product format: Unknown

Two short films in colour on each of the three DVDs in this slipcased set, the chubby Yorkshireman invites us to get all steamed up and get on board. The films are 'The Victorian Gentleman', an era Fred wished he had lived through. He admires the craftsmanship as he heads to locations such as Tower Bridge, Eastnor Castle and Leadenhall Market to view these incredible wrought iron masterpieces. 'Preserving Our Past' looks at renovation work and the restoration of a steam traction engine that took Fred over 27 years to complete. 'All Steamed Up' shows Fred's appreciation of Victorian engineering, be it a pumping station, steamboat or steam engine. He visits steam fairs and fairgrounds looking at some of the wonderful machines that travel the roads of Britain. 'Riches Beneath the Earth' shows Fred's interest in the mining industry which led him to digging his own mine in his own back garden! He is also interested in tin and lead mining and visits some of Britain's leading museums to discover the superb exhibits they contain. 'Changing the Landscape' looks at great civil engineering projects - bridges, canals, railway lines and tunnels - and also the ancient landscape and the equipment and tools that early man used. 'Great British Builders' sees Fred uncovering the craftsmanship behind magnificent architectural designs in castles, cathedrals and great houses and how the builders and engineers created them. He even has a go himself with some entertaining practical demonstrations. Running time 58 minutes for each of the three DVDs.
Bibliophile price: £8.50


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ISBN 5060162455969
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