What a surprise to find that the family TOSH was so well known in Cumberland. A big part of UK industrial heritage.
I never imagined it would take me on a journey to the Netherlands, Sweden, Milan, Italy, Sunderland, Durham. Also connections to Christopher Columbus and even the Queen of Holland
As you all know, the majority of my old photos that are in my collection, are nameless. Occasionally though I am extremely lucky with a name, date or place, sometimes all three ! These photos below have just a little bit of info, but not enough to find […]
As promised here is the second blog showing The Illustrated LONDON News dated October 6th 1945 October 6th 1945 This copper cylinder shown above, was placed in a block of stone forming part of the huge overflow shafts at the new Ladybower Reservoir in the Derwent Valley on […]