Central heating for cars / W H Robinson
The 'Autofooetjoye' central heating device, consisting of a small zinc water tank glued to the back of the car, warmed by an oil stove with connecting pipework that the driver can rest his feet on whilst driving. Hot blooded motorists can eliminate the oil and use iced water instead. Please note: Credit must appear as (c) Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/Mary Evans Picture Library
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Two proud British locomotives
Locos 44767 “George Stephenson” and 92214 “Cock o' The North” running on North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR).
44767 was built in 1947 for the London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS), a Stanier , 4-6-0 Black Five Class numbered 4767, renumbered by British Rail 44767, withdrawn in 1967. Named “George Stephenson”, preserved and run by NYMR.
92214 was built in1959, Class 9F, 2-10-0, withdrawn 1965. Preserved by Peak Railway Society in 1980, later moved to NYMR in 2010. Named “Cock o The North” in 2011. Taken over by the Great Central Railway in 2014 and renamed “Central Star”.
Lascar Seamen at work and at rest, 1906
Series of Photographs showing Lascar seamen at work in the stokehole of a passenger liner (centre image) and at rest in the Home for Asiatic Seamen (bottom images). Lascar seamen were employed on many of the coal-fired steam-ships from Britain to India and Australia as they were well suited to the terrific heat from the stokeholes on these voyages.
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