• New publication: Order book of Rogers & Co. of Bristol, boilermakers

    The International Early Engines Conference is always keen to encourage the publication and diffusion of studies and original materials relating to the development of engine and associated engineering, so we are pleased to announce the release of a new title from Folly Books; a limited print run high-quality facsimile edition of an order book (1830-1866) with introductory…

  • The Art of Researching Engines…

    Three delightful images of a pair of Griff Colliery’s pumping engines near Nuneaton as they appeared in the mid Twentieth Century: pen and ink, some colour, and a photographic source of inspiration. Taken together they provide the historian, industrial archaeologist, early engine enthusiast, or just the artistically inclined alike, some food for thought. Cornish pumps in Bermuda?…