Category Archives: industrial

A4 ‘Sir Nigel Gresley’

Probably my best recording of an A4 chime. The loco Sir Nigel Gresley was the 100th built Gresley Pacific and was completed in 1937, built by the London and North Eastern Railway. All the A4s have a distinctive chime whistle. Recorded on 27th November 2010 using a handheld Olympus LS-5. A windy and cold day. […]

Watermill Open day

This is a collection of audio from an open day at a restored mill in Stotfold, Bedfordshire. Fields surrounding the mill are cultivated using Victorian era steam machinery and the harvested wheat is then processed in the restored water mill closeby. The wheat is then sold to the public to provide futher funds to support […]