Affiche Fred Dibnah - Made in Britain
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Fred sets out on a grand tour of Britain's industrial past, aboard his beloved 1912 Aveling and Porter traction engine


Saisons & épisodes Les résumés de tous les épisodes de Fred Dibnah - Made in Britain

S01E01 The Passion of a Lifetime 08/03/2005 In this first episode, Fred, who came to fame as a steeplejack, demolishes his last ever chimney at a textile mill near Oldham.
S01E02 Collecting the Coal 15/03/2005 Fred visits an open cast mine near Wigan to get coal to power his engine, then goes to Astley Green Mining Museum which houses Lancashire's only surviving pit headgear and engine house.
S01E03 The Source of Iron 22/03/2005 Fred reaches Cumbria where iron ore was once mined on a large scale, and enjoys the Lake District on a friend's steam boat. It's then on to the Florence Mine at Egremont and the Workington Steel Works.
S01E04 Castings 29/03/2005 Fred and his steersman Alf travel up to Scotland where they marvel at the ingenuity of the Falkirk wheel and visit one of the few surviving traditional iron works left in the region.
S01E05 Water and Boilers 05/04/2005 Fred visits Ryhope pumping station in Sunderland and meets the volunteers who maintain the museum, travels across the Middlesborough transporter bridge and sees the Israel Newton boiler works in Bradford.
S01E06 The Road to Steel City 12/04/2005 Fred fulfils an ambition by driving across the imposing Scammonden Bridge over the M62, then visits Sheffield to take a tour round a forge and to watch crucible steel being produced.
S01E07 Mechanics and Riveters 19/04/2005 Fred stops off at Andy Thornton's, a company that makes ornate carvings, moves on to Worsborough to have a go at making hot forge rivets, then travels down to Derbyshire to visit the Midland Railway Centre.
S01E08 Pattern Making 26/04/2005 Leaving the engine to be fixed, Fred visits David Ragsdale, a skilled pattern maker who just happens to own six steam engines. He then meets a man who runs a garden centre and museum all through the power of steam, before taking a trip to Ashbourne to visit a clockmaker.
S01E09 Engines at Work 03/05/2005 Fred meets up with a few old friends at the North Staffs and Cheshire Traction Engine Club. He visits a pumping station with a great triple expansion engine, then calls in at the Severn Valley Railway at Bridgenorth before a look round the Black Country Living Museum.
S01E10 Chains and Copper 10/05/2005 Fred is in the Black Country watching the skills of an authentic chain maker, before moving on to Anglesey to visit Parys Mountain, once the largest copper mine in the world. Then he travels further down into Wales, making an overnight stop at Ffestiniog railway.
S01E11 The Engineering Workshop 17/05/2005 Fred and his team are in the mountains of Snowdonia on the final stage of their journey, and must get through Llanberis Pass. At the Welsh Slate Museum, Fred and Alf take a look in the workshop where machinery is driven by a line shaft an eighth of a mile long.
S01E12 A Lifetime's Achievement 24/05/2005 Fred completes his journey by visiting the Welsh Slate Museum, then the world's first boat lift in Cheshire before returning home to Bolton. He makes one final trip down to London to collect his MBE for services to Broadcasting and Industrial Heritage from the Queen.