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  1. Out of the Darkness - Light

    Date released
    Mar 1971
    Series name
    Mining Review 24th Year
    Issue no
    7
    NoS ID
    346515
    Story no
    1 / 3

    NoS synopsis: How the purity of methane gas - firedamp - is measured, and one way in which the gas is put to commercial use in a light bulb factory

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  2. Coal Gas Poisoning and Resuscitation (1935 Video)

    Distribution
    Free loan to members, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 3 min.

    Demonstrates an artificial respirator of the Drinker type, using a cat for the experiment.

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  3. Gas prices and the need for a long term energy policy (1978)

    Genre
    Interview

    Secretary of State for Energy, Tony Benn on gas prices having remained low whilst coal and electric are having to cope with increases. On discussions for a long term energy policy, in view of concerns over...

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  4. Saving the Nation’s Petrol

    Date released
    13 Oct 1917
    Series name
    War Office Official Topical Budget
    Issue no
    320-2
    NoS ID
    126261
    Story no
    3 / 5

    [SUBTITLE]: "Demonstration in London of all types of motor vehicles using coal gas, from motor cycles to a 40 hp. Admiralty char-a-banc." Motorcycle and canopy with gas bag on top. Another such motor cycle....

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  5. (Untitled record)

    Date released
    1953
    Series name
    Behind the Scenes
    Issue no
    5
    NoS ID
    352863
    Story no
    2 / 4

    BFI synopsis: Naphthalene, extracted from coal-tar in the process of gas-making, is turned into mothballs.

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  6. A New Coal Gas Omnibus

    Date released
    26 Mar 1917
    Series name
    Gaumont Graphic
    Issue no
    627
    NoS ID
    076650
    Story no
    10 / 10
    Extras
    1 film clip

    Single decker bus, with gas balloon on roof, travelling along road.

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  7. Debating Energy Futures

    aka: Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear

    Subject
    Energy; Geography
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 34 minutes), £49.00

    With case studies from the US, the UK, China and India, this title asks how important coal, gas and nuclear will be in the future global energy mix. The programme looks at what is being done to clean up...

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  8. GAS

    Date released
    1 Aug 1960
    Series name
    Mining Review 13th Year
    Issue no
    12
    NoS ID
    346095
    Story no
    1 / 4

    BFI synopsis: Further developments in the new Lurgi Gas Plant of Westfield, Fife, where the new process completely gasifies the coal leaving only an ash deposit

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  9. From Coal to Colour (1984 Video)

    Producer
    Paul Kafno
    Subject
    Technology
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.

    Looks at coke-making and the early history of gas lighting, and includes material on a surviving gas works at Newton Stewart in Scotland. Animation shows how coal tar collects as a by-product. Discusses...

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  10. Self Rescue

    Date released
    Feb 1972
    Series name
    Mining Review 25th Year
    Issue no
    6
    NoS ID
    346539
    Story no
    3 / 3

    NoS synopsis: as a protection against carbon monoxide gas every miner now carries his own ‘self-rescue’ breathing apparatus.

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