Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,887 pages of information and 235,419 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Category:Boiler Explosions

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Boiler explosions were all too frequent in the 19th century.

The main causes were overpressure, low water level, and poor design or construction. Ignorance or negligence on the part of operators and owners was commonplace.

In some cases, contemporary newspaper accounts have been transcribed in full, as they reveal interesting aspects of engineering and social history.



Pages in category "Boiler Explosions"

The following 71 pages are in this category, out of 71 total.