Monthly Archives: March 2013

Mr Edward Adams, Isambard Kingdom Brunel and a myth

People build a sense of themselves, and of their place in the world, through the construction of narratives and the passing on of stories attached to pictures, artefacts and rituals. I have been working on this redundant waterworks for over … Continue reading

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This is one of those remarkable discoveries, that can tell us so much about the past. It is these recollections from the past; Mr. Joseph Plant, his memories, the story of an ordinary working man, that brings the past to … Continue reading

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Mr Edward Adams of London

Lichfield City Railway station opened in 1849, on the South Staffordshire Railway’s line from Lichfield Trent Valley to Walsall and Dudley. This later became part of the London and North Western Railway. The architect for the South Staffordshire Railway was … Continue reading

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