Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam

Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam

2003, History, Science
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Episode Guide

  • Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam - Steam and the Modern Age (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Steam and the Modern Age

    Invention of the steam turbine; preserving Britain's steam heritage.

  • Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam - Steam on the Water (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Steam on the Water

    How steam revolutionised shipping, from early paddle steamers with screw propellers to modern vessels like the Royal Yacht Britannia.

  • Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam - Steaming Down the Road (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Steaming Down the Road

    Early experiments in the use of steam for road transport; the development of the traction engine.

  • Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam - Driving the Wheels of Industry (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Driving the Wheels of Industry

    The expansion of industrial Britain in the 18th century; huge stationary steam engines are used in mills, collieries and steel works until the 20th century.

  • Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam - The Transport Revolution (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Transport Revolution

    Early colliery railways; the end of steam operation on Britain's rail network in the 1960s.

  • Fred Dibnah's Age of Steam - The Early Pioneers (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Early Pioneers

    The steam engine was first developed to pump water from tin mines.