Verdant’s engine receives heritage award

The Boulton and Watt steam engine at Verdant Works museum in Dundee has received an Engineering Heritage Award from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). William Edgar CBE, IMechE Past President, unveiled a commemorative plaque. There was also a special ‘steam-themed’ musical performance from a singing group called Quire. Pictures from the event - which took … Continue reading Verdant’s engine receives heritage award

Check out free library exhibition on Watt

Bo'ness Library is hosting a free exhibition on inventor James Watt. The displays tell of Watt's early life and his partnership with Dr John Roebuck (who lived at Kinneil House, Bo'ness). They also explore Watt's move to Birmingham, how he teamed up with industrialist Matthew Boulton, Watt's other projects, his family, his role in the … Continue reading Check out free library exhibition on Watt