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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:13 pm 
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ah... well I didn't know about that. I suppose now it's just a case of who gets pictures first: me or stelmer! :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Gas Lamps
PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:36 pm 
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Hopefully I should have my camera back in action by Monday so I can get the pic's. Some lanterns down there run MBF and some / most have broken refractors which have oddly enough yellowed.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 02, 2011 2:27 pm 
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Managed to get the camera working again so I have managed to get some snaps of the hidden Leeds gas lamps in the city centre. Just off Lands Lane, the alleyway leads down to The Ship.

Some of the gas lamps work with some kitted out with MBF versions of the Sugg gas lamp.

Not in any particular order but one shows a day burning MBF lamp, another shows the gas lamp wall mounted head on, one is a side view of the previous lantern and another shows the full alleyway.


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Very interesting cover picture to this insightful article, retweeted by @UKASTLE.


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A few little lamplighter nuggets for you all, as it's Christmas!

Article- "The most magical job in Britain: Enchanting story of our last gas street lights, and the five men who keep them burning just as they did in Dickens' day"
YouTube clip - Iain (British Gas) outlines the history and current provision of gas lamps in London
ITV London clip - Gary (British Gas) explains how gas lamps work and how they're maintained


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Lovely illustration, as retweeted by UKASTLE.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:09 pm 
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I've found some gas lanterns in Nottingham.

On the other side of the wooden gate as seen in GSV on Lenton Road, there's at least eight of them.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:58 pm 
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That whole estate by the castle is lit by gas. There are loads of gas lights. It looks very quaint at night.


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