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    July 25, 2011

    Engines of Ingeniuty No 5. Henry Bessemer & Steel

    Henry Bessemer wasn’t born in Yorkshire but his ingenuity can certainly be credited as one of, if not the most important factor in the development of modern day Sheffield where he built the systems that would propel the industrial revolution and literally transform the world. Engineering development was being severely constrained in the early part[...]

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    July 4, 2008

    Engines of Ingenuity No. 2 – David Mellor Designs

    This year we celebrate a living designer, David Mellor, CBE, FCSD, RDI. Like the great John Smeaton who began this series, Mellor produced a design that relies upon our perception of light. In this case it literally dictates the people of England’s movement almost every single day. It is called, amongst other things, the traffic[...]

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    July 25, 2011

    Engines of Ingeniuty No 5. Henry Bessemer & Steel

    Henry Bessemer wasn’t born in Yorkshire but his ingenuity can certainly be credited as one of, if not the most important factor in the development of modern day Sheffield where he built the systems that would propel the industrial revolution and literally transform the world. Engineering development was being severely constrained in the early part[...]

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    August 5, 2010

    Engines of Ingenuity No. 4 – Gilbert Briggs Audio Innovator

    This year we celebrate the work of a great innovator from the audio industry, the Yorkshire man Gilbert Briggs. Britain has an enviable reputation for innovation and quality in audio design. One innovator who could be described as a leading figure in this tradition began work on his first loudspeaker in a small cellar in[...]

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    July 1, 2009

    Engines of Ingenuity No. 3 – John’s Harrison’s Longitude

    This year we celebrate the ingenious work of John Harrison (1693 – 1776). Craftsman, inventor, materials technologist and musician. John Harrison was born in Wakefield West Yorkshire and his systematic analytical prowess led him to provide numerous solutions to chronology. He invented the gridiron pendulum, consisting of alternating brass and iron rods assembled so that[...]

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    July 4, 2008

    Engines of Ingenuity No. 2 – David Mellor Designs

    This year we celebrate a living designer, David Mellor, CBE, FCSD, RDI. Like the great John Smeaton who began this series, Mellor produced a design that relies upon our perception of light. In this case it literally dictates the people of England’s movement almost every single day. It is called, amongst other things, the traffic[...]

    Read More

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Designed and built by Wilson Benesch 2018  |  All rights reserved

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