A crucial aim of the International Early Engines Conference is to provide a platform for the significant amount of research into the early development of heat engines which powered us into the modern industrial era. Les Turnbull’s new work on William Brown is a perfect example of this rich seam of new material.
Les will be presenting aspects of his research in a lecture at Neville Hall Newcastle at 11am, on Wednesday 2nd March 2016:
The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers intends to publish the results of Les Turnbull’s research into the life, work and impact of William Brown (d.1782) a largely forgotten but eminent mining engineer in the Great Northern Coalfield, and are inviting subscribers – the original crowdfunding model – to support this important work
The World of William Brown: Steam Engines – Coal Mines – Railways