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Museum of Bath at Work

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6-stroke Dick, Kerr and Co gas engine made to the patent of S. Griffin and Co on static display
Reconstruction of Bowler's office. Note difference in brightness between open flame and gas light with mantle
High class treadle lathe. Maker unknown
Smith and Coventry milling machine from Bowler's works
Pressure gauge for drinks bottling

Camden Works, Julian Road, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2RH.

This is an exemplary industrial museum, with a large and fascinating collection of exhibits, superbly displayed.

Many of the items came from the former Bowler Company of Bath (an unusual combination of general engineers and producers of carbonated drinks). Also many other items from local manufacturers and inventors.

Museum website.

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