Industry & technology (195 pages found in this category)


Great Boys Colliery

Great Boys Colliery in Tyldesley was a coal mine operating on the Manchester Coalfield in the second half of the 19th century in Lancashire, England.

Great County Adit

System of underground tunnels that drained tin and copper mines between Redruth and Bissoe in west Cornwall.

Great Flat Lode

Large ore-bearing body of rock under the southern slopes of Carn Brea, south of Camborne in Cornwall, England.

Great Haigh Sough

Tunnel or adit driven under Sir Roger Bradshaigh’s Haigh Hall estate between 1653 and 1670, to drain his coal and cannel pits.

Grenville Steam Carriage

Three-wheeled steam carriage, probably completed in about 1890, capable of carrying four passengers plus its crew of two.

Haigh Foundry

An ironworks and foundry in Haigh near Wigan that was notable for the manufacture of steam engines.

Halkett boat

Type of lightweight inflatable craft designed by Lt Peter Halkett (1820–1885) during the 1840s. When deflated, the hull can be used as a cloak, the oar as a walking stick, and the sail as an umbrella.

Harper Runabout

The Harper Runabout is a three-wheeled motor vehicle designed by Robert Harper and manufactured from 1921 until 1926.

Hartley Bank Colliery

Former colliery in Netherton, West Yorkshire, opened in 1841 and closed in 1968.

Haydock Collieries

Haydock Collieries comprised several pits, some started in the 18th century, on land owned by the Leghs of Lyme around Haydock on the Lancashire Coalfield in north-west England.