Experimental Power Stations In 1954, the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric, Board, in collaboration with the Scottish Peat Committee, placed an order with John Brown & Company, Clydebank, for a peat-powered gas turbine engine to generate electricity from peat in Caithness. The experimental peat-burning power station was built at Braehour, Altnabreac. Pictorial events of 1954 … Continue reading Paper Trail: 1954 by Joanne B Kaar
Roxanne Jackson Amelia Earhart flies solo across the Atlantic J Whatman 1932 handmade laid paper, Seawhite cartridge paper, inkjet prints, perspex, polystyrene, bead head pins Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in 1932. She left Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada on May 20th and landed 14 hours and 56 minutes later … Continue reading Paper Trail: 1932 by Roxanne Jackson
Fish Fingers On 26 September 1955 Clarence Birdseye’s most famous invention, the fish finger went on sale in the UK. Clarence Frank Birdseye II was born in Brooklyn in 1886. He was an inventor, entrepreneur, naturalist and considered to be the founder of the modern frozen food industry. He learnt how to ice fish from … Continue reading Paper Trail: 1955 by Laura Fisher
1969. The Hidden Woman on The Moon. Graphite on J Green & Sons Mould made Watercolour 310gsm Hot pressed. A tribute to Margaret Hamilton the programmer for the Apollo 11 mission which put a man on the moon. Her profile is on my moon.
My 1977 Zine 1977 was an important year for me. I felt that I had really grown up. I was 17 in this year, a sixth former and able to drive. I was also selected, as Ranger Guide, to represent the UK at an international Guide camp in Canada and this was my first flight … Continue reading Paper Trail: 1977 by Cherrie Trelogan