The Ruston in the Blue Lagoon


A look back in time!

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Bygone Lincoln 

Join us for this series of talks delivered by Blow by Blow, presenting nostalgic video clips and still images of our county’s history and love of transport.

The Ruston in the Blue Lagoon

The story of the world’s oldest working excavator, a steam navvy built in Lincoln in 1909. Incredibly, its now working again on open days at the Vintage Excavator Trust. (Now a DVD from Blow by Blow).

Date: Monday 19th June 2023

Time: 7pm

Venue: Online

Tickets: £5 member / £8 non-member. A combination ticket for all talks in the series is £10 members / £16 non-members.

About the speaker: Blow by Blow Productions, begun in 1989 when Andrew Blow left ITV Yorkshire, is part of a multi-skilled group of media associates. They are filmmakers who tackle a lot of other tasks – for instance digitising old tapes and reels for families and they have worked for many famous companies, and with many famous people. Once we were called audio-visual people. Now digital media is a better description.


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